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Hell Wall AKA Quarry Wall
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Blind luck S 
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John's Dihedral T 
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Mercy F**k S 
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Spider Chimney T 
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Spider Chimney 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Old School
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Jul 9, 2010

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Description 

Starts cool, gets cooler. Off-width skills needed. There is a great belay station at the top.

Location 

Starts on a crack system to the right of "The Green Lantern". Go straight up and then traverse a bit left to the obvious chimney. Belay in the alcove above. Walk off the spire to the north.

Protection 

Tri-cams and some nuts will get the job done but cams will help on the bottom.


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Rhoads.
Rhoads.
Rhoads.
BETA PHOTO: Rhoads.
Mike at the base of Spider
Mike at the base of Spider

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By Tradoholic
Jul 9, 2010

In the upper chimney there is a large loose block it will move a bit but wont come out on you.
By Rich T
Apr 10, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Great climb, easily protectable.
By Ryan Justen
From: St. Paul, MN
Aug 13, 2011

Great Climb...No anchors though :(

Does this go left (up the chimney) or right (around the arete) towards the top?
By Tradoholic
Aug 13, 2011

It goes left.