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Hurt

This route is located in the Southern Region at Volunteer Wall

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A Chip Off the Old Sturnum 5.8 (Trad) **

First Ascent: Jason Haas, Sarah Maclean in 2005
Length: 80ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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The right-facing dihedral around the corner from Hurt. Climb up to a ledge underneath a roof. Traverse underneath the roof via face holds, and continue up the crack to chain anchors. Be sure to inspect the anchor situation on this route before lowering. There has been a stress fracture surrounding them for years.
Moves: Dihedral
Descent: Chain Anchors
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC
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frzsnow said on October 31st, 2005
It's actually a right facing dihedral.
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anticlmber said on November 2nd, 2008
very fun route, enjoyable and not too bad.
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dnietosi said on May 12th, 2012
Spiders!
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RMoore said on September 16th, 2014
watch out for fragile rock. I had a hold break on me just after the start which sent me on a nasty fall to the rock below. another good reminder to always protect in ground fall territory