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(2) Hanging Gardens
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B.F.D. T 
Chockstone Chimney T,TR 
Edges and Ledges T,TR 
From Something to Nothing S 
Fun in the Mud T 
Giant's Staircase T,TR 
Grace and Danger T,TR 
Hammer, The T,TR 
Hanging Gardens Route T 
Hobbit Hole T 
Loose Block Overhang T 
Sandy's Direct T 
Scorpion Seam S 
Sesame Street T 
Sickle, The T,TR 
Slapfest S 
Slow Drag (LBO variation) T 
So Embarrassing T 
Tips City T 

Hobbit Hole 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: FRA 2012 by Dan
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Submitted By: another Chad on Jun 5, 2013

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Description 

Yet another variation start to the first pitch of Hanging Gardens. The Hobbit Hole is like nothing else you’ll do at Broughton Bluff. Start by ducking under and into the detached dihedrals just to the right of the Hanging Gardens direct start. The hardest section is at the beginning due to the tightness of the chimney and the lack of light. Wiggle your way up about twenty feet until you pop out of the chimney and into the light at which point you’ll be just below the p1 anchor. The Hobbit Hole is readily protectable although I think that most will forgo protection.

Protection 

Standard rack of singles, though it's just going to get in the way.


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The start can been seen slightly right of center a...
The start can been seen slightly right of center a...
Amy in the Hobbit Hole.
Amy in the Hobbit Hole.
Having fun.
Having fun.
Dave entering the Hobbit Hole.
Dave entering the Hobbit Hole.

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By Josh Golden Eagle
Jul 30, 2013

Super fun!