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Dirtbag 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: J. Visser, (90's)
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Submitted By: Tony B on Nov 26, 2003
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Tony Bubb leads 'Dirtbag' (10b) at Chuckawalla Wal...

Description 

This climb is the fourth from the right on the wall, past Sands of Blood on the junky-looking blunt arete, Apostasy, and Solace.

Descend 150 meters from the parking lot to the wall and walk to a line of bolts perhaps 7 meters left or the right-hand edge of the main buttress. A line of 4 bolts leads to chains up top.

The climbing is mostly positive, but a crux up top is a little awkward and thin, so it might not be the best warm up, particularly for shorter climbers. I found this route just a little more difficult than its 5.10a neighbor.


Protection 

A rack of draws, plus something up top for the chain anchor.



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Jay E. Leading Dirt Bag. <br />Photo: Roth
Jay E. Leading Dirt Bag.
Photo: Roth
At the first bolt...
At the first bolt...
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By Nathan Fisher
Jan 18, 2006
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13

Finish was exciting, with a delicate sloper just before the chains.

By EricW
From: Sandy, Ut
Jan 22, 2008

Fun route. Crux at the anchor

By Hyrum j. C
From: St george, ut
Sep 19, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

Great climb. easier crux at about half way up and then a harder crux at the top. get to the horizontal crack like thing and traverse to the right a little bit and then go up to the crimpers and clip from there. i almost always end up grabbing the chains to clip this one.