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Hurley Direct 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: George Hurley, 1967
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Submitted By: Mike Storeim on Sep 16, 2002

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Start just to the right of Empor, to the right of the big boulder. It has solid finger jams with marginal feet, but bomber gear take you to a juggy ledge/corner that seemed a little awkward. From here, continue up on the Northwest Corner route, or head a bit left to join Empor. You can place pro before starting by standing on the boulder to the right of the crack. This might prevent a nasty trip into the cave below.


Protects well with smaller stoppers or TCUs.

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By Rodger Raubach
Sep 9, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Good climb with a one move crux. Solid pro. Great 1st 5.10a for an aspiring 5.10 leader. Can't really get hurt falling if pro set well.
By slim
Sep 10, 2010

Is the fixed, silver TCU still there?
By Robert Buswold
From: Longmont, CO
Sep 11, 2011

I followed this one today. Fun crux move, but my foot slipped and I fell from about 10 feet up. With rope stretch I hit the ground, although it was cushioned quite a bit. Fired right back up and enjoyed a great climb the rest of the way to the top. Moving out right around the corner near the top was really nice.
By Mollykbee
Oct 20, 2015

There is an old piton you can clip about 10-15 feet up once you pull over the juggy ledge and step over left. Super fun route with great protection!

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