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Black Planet 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Doug Reed
Season: cooler temps good
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Submitted By: ChanVan on Feb 2, 2009

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Looking Glass Outfitters very own Phil Hoffmann st...


A classic one-move wonder that climbs one of the coolest dihedrals around. Clip the bolt, pull the hard move, clip the pin, then stem your way up and out the perfect corner to the top.


To the left of Zydygo- the obvious dihedral that you want to climb.


One bolt, one pin, then small nuts and cams.

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Rock Climbing Photo: At the top of the all-too-short dihedral
At the top of the all-too-short dihedral

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By JohnWesely
From: Red River Gorge
Oct 31, 2011
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is a really fun climb. The crux is significantly harder than the rest, but the climbing isn't over afterwards by any means. The stemming is mega fun, and the roof at the top is committing and interesting.

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