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Dead Sea 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Matt Greco
Season: winter
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Submitted By: climnron on Nov 21, 2007
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Description 

Climb up a white dihedral to an overhanging headwall.


Location 

This climb is to the right of the "cave" just right of a tree.


Protection 

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By RyanJames
Feb 24, 2010
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

I think this climb deserves more like 4 out of 5 stars due to the quality of the rock, length, variety of movement, and location - a very fun route!

By Pat Mac
From: Tempe
Jul 2, 2010
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

I agree RJ. I would say closer to *****.

By 1Eric Rhicard
Mar 7, 2011
rating: 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

If it wasn't for the break in the middle I would go four stars. Still a must do route. Two very different types of climbing before and after the break.

By DisturbingThePeace
From: Albuquerque, NM
Feb 4, 2013
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

Great route, and my favorite of the harder routes I have done at the Homestead. Be ready for a hard move at the 4th bolt, the hardest move on the route for me. Then a nice rest leads into great overhanging tufa climbing, with multiple cruxes and a few good rests.