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Idle Hands 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Aaron Rough
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Rough on Oct 6, 2012

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Idle Hands on the Shock Block at Table Rock, MSH.


This was the 1st route on the Shock Block.

Start up the chossy water streak and then follow the face just right of the crack until the bulge. Pull the bulge and trend right across huge pockets up to the featured face above.


Just right of the crack splitting the lower Shock Block face.


8 bolts

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By Johan
From: San Francisco, CA
Nov 18, 2015

The left of the two anchor bolts shared by Decorator Crab and Idle Hands is highly suspect and needs replacement. The hanger spins, but more importantly the boltĀ itself visibly flexes when one pulls down on it. I did not try to pull outward on it (perpendicular to the rock) or otherwise see if I could dislodge it. The other anchor bolt felt safe, so I rappelled by placing my faith it that bolt.

Thank you to whoever has equipped these climbs! If anybody who is experienced with bolting in this rock type could replace it that would be a great service.

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