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High Class Ho 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Wendel Brussard Richard Harrison Paul Van Betten
Season: Shade all day
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Submitted By: meo on Apr 29, 2007

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Description 

If your in the area don't miss this one! Up and left of Winter Heat off a high ledge. Follow a beautiful short thin hands then over a roof (left side) up black polished ramp (small aliens or brassies needed) Shares same anchor as Winter Heat.

Location 

One rope rappel 60 M

Protection 

Standard Rack. Can be done with a full set of Aliens.
Bolted anchor


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By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Nov 25, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

Brass and/or offset stoppers useful. Not really one to push your abilities on, as the crux roof moves would have you hitting the slab below at speed if you blow it. At least PG-13. That said, a cool and enjoyable pitch on mostly great rock. Traverse left about 10' when the ramp ends to a double coldshut anchor. Wires, brass, tcus/aliens up to 1.5".
By Jon O'Brien
From: Nevada
Apr 22, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

A brown tri-cam in a hueco protects the heck out of the roof
By Boodge Nomchompski
Oct 18, 2009

Red C4 in a pocket out left is bomber for the bulge. Heady pull on lead over the bulge, then it lets up.
By Mike Willig
Feb 2, 2012

This is a great route. Great variety.
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Apr 22, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I don't know if "thin hands" is really an accurate description for the splitter crack in the beginning of this route. It's more like sustained fingers with a hand pod near the top of the crack. But, either way, it's a beautiful route and should not be missed. Bring small cams and brass.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 4, 2012
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13

Take some small stoppers for this thing- you'll want them for sure. Really good climbing- very engaging the entire way with a heady pull at the bulge.
By Johnny Y
From: California
Dec 14, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Bottom section is definitely fingers, and I have a small hand. Roof is super fun. Offset nuts would help protect the upper portion, I didn't have any so used a few metolius #1-2 to slot inside the horizontal cracks on the left, tri-cam would also help here.
By Gregory Climber
Oct 17, 2013

On 10/16/13 thanks to a donation from the ASCA the anchor was replaced on this route using SS 1/2" by 3 1/2" 5 pieces and double ring hangers.