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Seismic Wall A.K.A. Maggie's Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Angel of Poets 
Bird Dog 
Black Slabbath 
Butt Scratch 
Captain Morgan 
Cuttin' Cards for a Poke 
Die Easy 
Diving for Rocks 
Hoover Head 
It's A Wiggle Butt 
Just For The Fun of It 
Lick the Window 
Lonesone Dove 
Luminaire Noir 
Maggy Needs New Shoes 
Man Hands 
Matter of Honor 
Mister Blister 
Mongrel, The 
Nose Print on the Windshield 
Over Easy 
Rock Dog 
Roo Dog 
Seismic Step 
She's No Dog She's My Wife 
Short People 
Slimy Crack aka Icecubes, Popcorn and Popsicles 
Torpedoes Away 
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Hoover Head 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

Type: Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tom Suhler, Bruce Becker
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Submitted By: Lizzy Ball on Aug 13, 2008
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Crux is the last move before anchors (and the moves above the anchors). Smooth crimps, then over a bulge, a few more moves to the top. Crack at the left is probably off-route, and far from bolts anyway. The last bolt is right below the anchors, skip on lead and set up a TR through it if you want.


Seismic Wall itself is across a creek (usually dry) from the main path/parking lot. Pick up "Austin Rock" (O'Grady) for nice diagrams of all Seismic routes. This route is near the left end of the wall, directly to the right of a large tree. Look for the 2 sets of anchors right next to each other ("Hoover Head" is the left route, with the bolts). Sport lead and then clean/rap down.


3 bolts, 2 top anchors with chains (2 anchors very closeby for "Hoovering" TR)

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By Dylan Weldin
From: Austin, Texas
May 1, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

This is the less than vertical route one to the left of Torpedoes Away (giant hole at the bottom)