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Short, Cupped Hands 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jesse Zacher on Jul 18, 2006

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Phil Winfrey on lead. Cupped hands.

Description 

The right side of the crack sticks out more then the left side. The anchors are visible. The climbing is cupped hands with some fists.

Location 

If you are looking at the most prominent point of the buttress, go left and up to a bench where there is a small finger crack. The climb is the next one to the right.

Protection 

3 #3s and a #4 WC Friend is useful.


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The offensive view across from Short, Cupped Hands.
The offensive view across from Short, Cupped Hands...
Short but smooth.
Short but smooth.
Enjoying the perfect hands in some nasty wind.
Enjoying the perfect hands in some nasty wind.
Short Cupped Hands.
Short Cupped Hands.

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By Jordan Rossman
From: Colorado
Nov 6, 2012
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Fun route, but it tends to cut your feet up pretty badly.
By Alexander Nees
From: Grand Junction, CO
Nov 7, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

... if you climb it barefoot?
By Ralph Swansen
From: Denver CO
Jul 13, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

No cut feet here. Nice route!