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Hook & Drill 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Jim Beyer
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Submitted By: eDixon on Sep 20, 2008

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Description 

Climb 15' of junk, then go out a large roof with a bolt at the lip, place gear in the crack to reach a few more bolts that trend left to a bolted anchor shared with Tarantula. It is a good, varied route.


Location 

This is just right of Tarantula.


Protection 

Bolts & gear - #0.75 Camalot.



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By Devin Fin
From: DURANGO
Sep 25, 2012

I would like to replace all hangers on this thing. We climbed it last night in the good light... had a blast think theas old fence post hangers have seen their time in the Valley.... If aneyone has a issue with that, let me know I will leave it alone.... Thanks very strong an' well-minded community....

By eDixon
From: Durango, Colorado
Sep 29, 2012

Been a long time since I've been on this thing, but I do remember some old hardware. I'm all for replacing the bolts. East A has been a great local crag to many of us for many years and now has its share of aging hardware. It is a costly and time consuming process to make upgrades. Many thanks!

By Devin Fin
From: DURANGO
Sep 29, 2012

EDIT: the bolts are so in this rock!!! I tried for about 30 min on 2 of the bolts and they did not budge.... The damage that would be done to the rock would far out weigh the "let's make this route more modern". I might remove the bolt and replace it at the bulge that would gut you if you fell on it.... Let me know what the East A LOCOS say, input would be nice.... Thanks, DF

By eDixon
From: Durango, Colorado
Oct 5, 2012

Climbed this today for the first time in a long time. The bolts still seem solid enough but those hangers could definitely be upgraded. Good route that should see more traffic.

By chosspector
From: San Juans, CO
Oct 19, 2012

FA: Jim Beyer, which is why the hangers are total crap....

By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Nov 6, 2012

I'm still curious about viewing your film....