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Holding Out For a Hero - 5.10a

Average Rating = 2.50/5 Average Rating : 2.50 out of 5
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G
Gear and one or two bolts.
100
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 2.50/5

Description:

FA Jay Goodwin, 1980's. This climb is found on the west face of Ant Eater to the right of Scream cheese. Climb up the face using nuts and cams for protection and one or two bolts on the upper face. They are hard to see so look around. Belay from Scream Cheese's anchors. Looks a tad runout from but there is enough pro to keep you safe.

Submitted by: punk_rocker333 on 2009-05-03
Views: 534
Route ID: 99125

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: AJones on 1991-09-13 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Run out

I vividly remember this climb - marginal gear (I slung some chicken heads). I remember thinking to myself "why would I want to climb a route called Holding out for a Hero". It was originally rated 10b.

Added: 2010-06-05

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: punk_rocker333 on 2008-07-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Doesn't get climbed too often

This is a fun route and I would recommend it if you are in the vicinity. Put long slings on all your pieces.

Added: 2009-04-25