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Dead Man Balking 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jim Scott, Virgil Davis
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Submitted By: dcohn on Jan 11, 2009

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Description 

A few moves over some chossy stuff get you to the base of the dihedral. Follow it up and right to a ledge. It is very fun and protects well. Go left from the ledge and aim for a bolt. The climbing finishes with face moves. If you plan on setting up a TR, bring some long slings to run over the top of the spire from the anchors on Crack Down. Rap down these anchors as well.

Location 

Starts in a diagonal dihedral just around the left corner of the front of the crag. It is pretty obvious.

Protection 

cams to #3 camalot, a few quickdraws It was nice to have a second #2 camalot.


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