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YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ British: E8 7a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Seth Tart
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Submitted By: Christopher Barlow on Jan 16, 2009
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Seth Tart in the crux of Hercules!!
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Hercules is currently the hardest route at Moore's and one of the hardest in the state. This obscure, rarely repeated (has it even been repeated?) testpiece was originally bolted by Porter Jarrard. It climbs a direct line up the steepest part of the Hanging Garden wall with a thin, powerful, nearly footless boulder problem (V9ish) to better holds with some huge throws up high for added value.


On the Hanging Garden Wall. Shares the first bolt with Zeus then moves right. There is a direct start (2 bolts on the right) that looks quite vicious.


7 bolts

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By porter jarrard
Mar 17, 2009

Hercules was originally bolted by me back in 1990. It was supposed to be an open project, especially for Harrison Dekker. Seth did it and kept all my quickdraws as trophies (I would like to have them back, especially the real big bent gate one.)

By erik danielson
Apr 29, 2009

direct line in the 14b/c area

By gloomis
Aug 12, 2013

New anchors added Aug 2013. Some of the bolts could use replacing.