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 ADVANCED
Rose Ledge
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Beginner's (aka Easy Corner) T,TR 
Delaney's Arete T 
Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) T,TR 
Fun Crack (aka Fist Fight) T,TR 
Greeting Crack T,TR 
Guillotine (aka Double Overhead Cam) T,TR 
Hampshire Corner T,TR 
Indian Summer Arete TR 
Joe Brown Special T 
King Phillip's Face TR 
Lunge Roof (aka Rhino Dyno, or Gunks Roof) T,TR 
Marie Antoinette TR 
Off Width (aka Stetson Stumble) T,TR 
Pendulum (aka Ben's Boot) T,TR 
Rhino Dyno aka The Lunge TR 
Right Twin Crack T 
Rose Rash TR 
Sideline TR 
Solar Flare T,TR 
Summer Stroll T,TR 
Tale of Two Cities (aka Whoops) T,TR 
Tennessee T,TR 
Tiger Walk T 
Widowmaker (aka Leave it to Beaver) TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dave Rikert, mid-1970s?
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Submitted By: Paul Crowder on Mar 13, 2006

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Description 

This is a crack to the right of Leave it to Beaver that starts in a shallow, right-facing dihedral that turns into a narrow, flared chimney about halfway up or so.

Protection 

TR, or a trad rack including small cams.


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By GoBotRocker
From: Spfld, Ma
Feb 17, 2007

Double Helix is a short, sweet, and very protectable climb.
By Brett Maguire
Sep 20, 2013

Just giving this little gem of a climb some more love. It's a tremendously enjoyable 5.9, with varied and interesting moves from start to finish. Protection couldn't be better. This would make a superb first 5.9 lead.