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15 - Knob Hill
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L to R R to L Alpha
Anti-Ego Crack T 
Chicken Pie T 
Deception Gully T 
Just for Starters S 
Knob Hill Ropest T 
Pot Belly T 
Pot Belly (left variation) T 
Sloth Wall T 
Unnamed T,TR 


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

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Kevin Worrall & George Meyers, 1976
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Submitted By: M.Morley on May 4, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Pot belly takes the face to the wide crack and the...

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Start as for Pot Belly, then veer left where the two cracks diverge. Follow the angling fingertips crack to a ledge. Usually toproped after climbing Pot Belly.

Walk off right.

This gets a sandbag 5.9 rating in the Supertopo guidebook.


Same as for Pot Belly.


Small cams if leading.

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Rock Climbing Photo: at the crux where the finger crack narrows.
BETA PHOTO: at the crux where the finger crack narrows.
Rock Climbing Photo: pre climb, soaking in the view!
pre climb, soaking in the view!

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By Adam McFarren
From: Boulder, Colorado
Oct 13, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Sandbag 5.9? Really? 5.9 seemed accurate to me as a 5.8 leader breaking into 5.9. Pro was almost all small nuts (micro's and < BD #8) after breaking off from Pot Belly. Maybe one #4 C4 (?) before mantling up to the the walk off.
By Yosemitesam
Oct 24, 2011

Agree with above. Definitely 5.9
By Topher42
Nov 12, 2013

again 10b is ridiculous, it's 5.9 at most one move the rest is easy. use falcon guide at least

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