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Arachniphobia 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Gene Kistler, Kenny Parker (1995)
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Submitted By: DaveB on Jul 17, 2009  with updates from Steve Jones

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BETA PHOTO: Traversing left to anchors of adjacent sport route...

Description 

A fun dihedral crack route! (...and, a rare Meadow River moderate.)

Stem, jam, layback, occasional holds.

Location 

Obvious dihedral mid-left on Sunkist Wall.

Protection 

Standard rack, mostly hand size cams.

New bolted anchors with rap rings.


Photos of Arachniphobia Slideshow Add Photo
Text book dihedral, Arachniphobia, 5.9.
BETA PHOTO: Text book dihedral, Arachniphobia, 5.9.
Like most Meadow River routes, it is steep. But, the jams are great, and stemming abundant.
BETA PHOTO: Like most Meadow River routes, it is steep. But, t...
At the anchors of adjacent route, The Hand Out, preparing to rap. This is the simplest/safest way to get down.  <br /> <br />The trees and bushes atop Arachniphobia are not reliable rappel anchors.
BETA PHOTO: At the anchors of adjacent route, The Hand Out, pr...

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By Jeffrey Dunn
Administrator
Oct 17, 2011

Although short, this route is SUPERB! Be sure not to miss it if you are in the area.
By Scheid
From: Vail, CO
Sep 21, 2014

The route is aptly named. I used a long stick to clear out the spider webs on the lower half of the route, but there were still webs and spiders up higher. It was especially exciting when a spider ran and hid in a key hand jam after I destroyed his web.