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Hellboy 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Tymun Abbott, Shane Polizzano
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: orclimber on Mar 26, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Stepchild/Hellboy topo

Description 

Head left at the top of the wall where Step Child veers right. Ascend through a double-layered roof and pull the lip (crux) to easier terrain above.

Location 

Start on Step Child. Head left into the large roof after about 50ft.

Protection 

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By Alex Shainman
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 24, 2013
rating: 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a

Don't pull too hard on the flexing first big rail entering the route.
By dmPete
Feb 21, 2015
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

This route is brilliant! Fantastic large moves in that overhang, excellent clipping stances!
By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
Feb 22, 2015
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Fun route, worth doing. Definitely not 12a. More like 5.11b/c
By another Chad
Apr 29, 2015
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

My $.02

The easy half of Stepchild + pulling out of a roof on jugs + good edges covered in pine needles = 5.12a?! Gimme a break. Well Hung (supposedly 5.10b) at Broughton Bluff is very similar in style but harder. To me, Hellboy feels only slightly harder than House of Pain.

Really fun route.

Chad
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