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Rose Ledge
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Beginner's (aka Easy Corner) 
Delaney's Arete 
Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) 
Fun Crack (aka Fist Fight) 
Greeting Crack 
Guillotine (aka Double Overhead Cam) 
Hampshire Corner 
Indian Summer Arete 
Joe Brown Special 
King Phillip's Face 
Lunge Roof (aka Rhino Dyno, or Gunks Roof) 
Marie Antoinette 
Off Width (aka Stetson Stumble) 
Pendulum (aka Ben's Boot) 
Rhino Dyno aka The Lunge 
Right Twin Crack 
Rose Rash 
Sideline 
Solar Flare 
Summer Stroll 
Tale of Two Cities (aka Whoops) 
Tennessee 
Widowmaker (aka Leave it to Beaver) 
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Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI 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.