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The Spire
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Dire Spire 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Jim Cormier on Aug 1, 2001

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Description 

Ascend the crack running up the center of the spire, directly behind the tree on the ledge.

Protection 

Pro up to #3 Camalot, nice crack systems, may require some gardening.


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By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 25, 2003

The middle section of this crack is full of vegetation and hard to protect. I went right to the next crack system (Higher Spire) to bypass this section, then traversed back left. I finished up left at the anchors atop the Center Slab route.

In its present state, this route isn't worth climbing.

Full of vegetation, hard to protect.
By Daniel Crescenzo
Jul 24, 2007

Status update, much of the vegetation spoken of in the previous post is gone, very fun climb, very fun approach (be ready to get a little wet).