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Puffing Hunchback - 5.10a

Average Rating = 2.67/5 Average Rating : 2.67 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Rock (Sport)
G
1
4 Bolts to two bolts anchor
30
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.67/5
  Scenery 3.33/5
  Fun Factor 3.67/5

Description:

Puffing Hunchback is located across from Lowrider and right side of the Game Boy. Route start with short finger crack and up to somewhat chossy face.

Descent Options:

Rap at the two bolts anchor.

Submitted by: yodelray on 2007-09-17
Views: 991
Route ID: 86084

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6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: brussmann on 2010-01-10 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars hard

wow, this one was really hard for me, hang dog on the crux even on top rope...
Still some very loose stuff in the upper part

Added: 2010-01-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tjung514 on 2010-01-10 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Good

fun little crack. Even practiced placing a cam in the crack and it held! Other people I climbed with thought it was harder than .10a, but who knows.

Added: 2010-01-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: apfander on 2010-01-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Very interesting route

Very unusual climb for this area. Nice for a change.

Added: 2010-01-04

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: rurprider on 2009-03-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars The Grotto

Puffing Hunchback is a very interesting line. Overhanging face moves and undercling with an occasional jam in the finger crack. The bolts make sense as the crack is chossy and no one carries nuts or cams to Echo Cliffs. The climb was fun and pumpy, but the 2nd bolt hanger spins and needs to be tightened. Stick clipping the 2nd bolt seems warranted as a missed clip would result in a serious fall. Seems to have cleaned up well and a nice route on a hot day. No lines on this climb.

Added: 2009-03-30

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: clr288 on 2009-01-26 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Loose nut

Nut holding the left anchor bolt is loose. Tightened it by hand but it will loosen up again soon I fear. Backed this bolt up with a sling to the bolt from the Gameboy route around the arete. Felt harder than 10a for the moves up to the second bolt. 9-10a from then on. Might have been b/c I was tired.

Added: 2009-01-26

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