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Horn 5.11d (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Chris Martin in 1997
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Venture 30 feet around the next corner from the previous routes into the deeper recesses of the ampitheater. Spot a pocketed wall capped by an overhang with several sport routes. This one is the first one encountered. Climb a very steep wall to some anchors just over the lip.
Moves: Pockets
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC
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5.11d (45 votes)

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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Nov 21st, 2009

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1
Power2U said on April 18th, 2005
Best of the 3 11d's on this wall. Trust the "horn" :)
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der uber said on June 9th, 2008
I think velvet has better movement, but this one's good too.
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Saxman said on October 12th, 2009
Great route for people with endurance problems. Bat hang rest half way up.
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Cromper said on October 25th, 2010
The quickdraw on the 4th bolt is kinda jenky. I had to manually close the gate after I clipped it. Be safe and use a personal draw for that bolt. Great fun climbing though!
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Spikeddem said on July 17th, 2012
We removed the first draw from this route. It was absolutely horrendous. I wouldn't leave a draw on the first one.
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btbradley said on October 28th, 2012
left draws on bolts one through 4, no draw left on bolts 5 or 6 (anchors have biners). Will leave another draw on bolt 5 next weekend which is the bolt right before the lip. Only reason there's not one there now is because I'm an idiot. Not gonna put one on 6 because it's a move from the anchors on jugs. Short version: If you're gonna climb this, bring a draw with you.
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Anonymous said on October 28th, 2012
Maybe you should just pull the draw off the first bolt to use up higher? Those first draws become ginsu biners pretty quick.
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Spikeddem said on October 29th, 2012
I agree that a permadraw on the first bolt isn't a very good idea for this route.
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dustonian said on October 29th, 2012
Fixed draws are a bad idea on the first bolt of any route and should be removed. This draw typically sharpens up most quickly, and it is the spot where the hardest falls tend to occur.
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btbradley said on October 29th, 2012
I'll take the first off and leave a draw before the lip next weekend, probably sunday.
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btbradley said on November 4th, 2012
Draws now up on bolts 2 through 5
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fpmadden said on November 1st, 2013
Finally sent Horn today and was stoked to do it as the first climb of the day. So much fun. Thanks to Brian for getting me on this route.