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Hexus The Horrible - 5.6

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
trad or free-solo
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


AWESOME climb!. takes med to large pro. a good intro to chimney climbing. lots of bolts at the top to rap down or easy walk off. The obvious chimney crack across from VMAX. Its adventure climbing!

Submitted by: tattooed_climber on 2008-12-01
Views: 542
Route ID: 65975

3 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: darkgift06 on 2010-05-08 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars sooo fun adventure style

I lead it as my first trad lead ever, & did it with a rack of nuts. I didn't even place one nut, just slung a chock stone 1/2 way up or so.

Added: 2010-05-10

  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: blarson on 2008-04-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Bizarre Moves

Fun climb, the moves inside the chimney are bizarre and force you to either climb above a chock stone or through a hole created by aforementioned chock stone. The chimney itself can be described as twisting. Rope drag through the chimney prevents top roping but belaying a second for their first chimney experience is a good idea. There's really not many places for pro in the chimney from what I saw but if you did fall you would just get stuck anyway. Overall, it's a lot of fun. My guidebook doesn't list VMAX so I'm not sure if this is the one across from VMAX or not but it is the left most of the two chimneys in fern gulley.

Added: 2008-04-27

Onsight Onsight ascent by: zapata on 2003-07-10 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

fun :)

Added: 2003-07-10