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Dolphin Head 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Sep 4, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Line for Dolphin's Head (see it at the top of P1?)...

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Description 

This obscure route doesn't get a lot of attention but is well worth seeking out. See if you think the namesake feature really looks like a dolphin's head.

Climb the face following crack systems and easy jugs, then angle up and left to the "head." Pull this roof move and finish at a ledge.

The old Kelly guide lists this route at 5.6, a bit of a sandbag.

Location 

Starts about 100' left of Welcome to Moore's on a clearing above the cliff trail. Scramble climber's left to a rap station (webbing and rap rings slung on a big chockstone).

Protection 

Small to medium cams and passive gear; build a gear anchor at the top.


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By boo
Mar 7, 2009
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This route is totally 5.6. To make it 5.7 is taking it out of context with the rest of Moore's Wall.
By Dave Wise
Jul 19, 2009

Excellent route. The start and the finish are fantastic and well worth it. The middle section is lackluster 4th class/easy 5th and covered in lichen, but the beginning and end of the climb make up for it.
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