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Dead in Bed 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: W. Spaller on Jul 21, 2012

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Description 

This is a very fun 4 pitch route on the west face of the Bookmark.

Pitch 1. Start with the first pitch of Fantasy Ridge, the left leaning hand and fist crack. Belay below a large flake.(~70ft).

Pitch 2. Continue up the left leaning dual cracks (2nd pitch of Sidewinder). At the top of the dual cracks head up and a little right up a 5.8 hand crack. Belay on a large ledge with a large horn on its right side. (~160ft)

Pitch 3. Crux pitch. Locate the thin crack directly above the ledge. It just to the right of a large left facing dihedral. Climb up the thin crack to a horizontal break and then traverse left to a hand/fist crack and belay there. Felt similar to but slightly easier than Thindependence (10b, ~70ft).

Pitch 4. Climb the hand/fist crack to the top (5.9, ~120ft)

Location 

West face of the Bookmark. Same location at Fantasy Ridge.

Protection 

SR with a #4 for the pitch #4 fist crack and a few extra small stoppers for the crux.


Photos of Dead in Bed Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Will following the third pitch.
Will following the third pitch.
Rock Climbing Photo: 1st pitch.
1st pitch.
Rock Climbing Photo: Climb that thin crack in the middle to the horizon...
Climb that thin crack in the middle to the horizon...
Rock Climbing Photo: Second pitch.  Follow the bushes then the path of ...
Second pitch. Follow the bushes then the path of ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the nice hand, to fist to slightly offwidth...
Follow the nice hand, to fist to slightly offwidth...

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