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Hawk, The T 
Ici c`est bienne T 
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Jupiter Crack T 
Low Spark T 
Old Sparky T 
Rowdy T 
Skraps T 
Slings and Arrows T 
Spark It Up Sparky T 
Sparkling Gefilte Fish T 
Sparkling Prom Date T 
Sparkling Schloob T 
Sparkling Schnitzel T 
Sparkling Spurs T 
Sparkling Zygote T 
Sparks of the Tempest T 
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What a Fool Believes T 
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The Hawk 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Kalous, Rebecca Rusch
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: chris Kalous on Dec 4, 2006

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Description 

Splitter fingers to a wavy corner.


Location 

I recently went up and refound this route. Its to the left of Skraps. Find it by gaining a ledge above the trail not long after passing under Skraps, Slings and Arrows, and Divide and Conquer. Sparkling Prom Date is up there, too. The route is on the right end of the the large ledge terrace, right of Prom Date, starting at the base of a ramp. There is a plaque.


Protection 

Mostly smaller - .75"



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By Kelsey Sheely
From: Durango, CO
Oct 21, 2013
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c

I am assuming this climb is the same as what was added as jump start. The description in the book doesn't seem quite right, but there is no other climb in the area that matches that description. This was one of my favorite climbs I've done at the Creek. It has some really fun moves at the bottom, some good rests and a fun ring lock or lay back sprint to the anchors.

By chris Kalous
Nov 21, 2013

No, its farther left. My old description, "directly between Spark it Up Sparky and Spark of the Tempest", while accurate in some sense, was utterly useless. I improved the location info above after refinding the route- which took me about 20 minutes

By slim
Administrator
Nov 23, 2013

thanks for updating chris, i sorted the route accordingly.