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Overhanging Hangover, 5.10a
..you look up at the roof and say no way it can be turned at 5.10a without aid, but there is a tiny finger crack with a few tiny foot placements that make it work.
Overhanging Hangover, 5.10a, 2 Pitches,Black Velvet Wall, Red Rocks, May, 2008

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Dan DaltonLooks fun...

Dan Dalton

Voted 10/10

...and stout for the grade. Nice shots of this climb!

Dan
Posted May 29, 2008 10:36 am

Dow WilliamsRe: Looks fun...

Dow Williams

Hasn't voted

Thanks Dan. I thought the first pitch was more like 10b to be sure. Some tough slab moves. Radek has climbed it as well, curious if he felt the same way. The 2nd pitch follows a decent crack until you get to this wild roof deal. It is sparse moving out (this photo) but well protected. From below, you would just assume it would go at some badass grade, but not the case. Pretty cool route, but definitly never climb this one in May...need to avoid the "Birds"...cheers
Posted May 29, 2008 12:23 pm

rpcRe: Looks fun...

rpc

Voted 10/10

"curious if he felt the same way. "
yes - I thought first pitch was thin but fortunately I let my wife fight the toughest battles for me!
Posted May 29, 2008 12:38 pm

Dan DaltonRe: Looks fun...

Dan Dalton

Voted 10/10

HA! Right on. Larissa seems to get me out of the toughest situations as well ;-)
Posted May 29, 2008 1:13 pm

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Dow WilliamsSubmitted by Dow Williams
on May 28, 2008 1:13 pm

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Object Title: Overhanging Hangover, 5.10a

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