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Edge of a Dream 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Tom Howard, Dan Perry - 1980
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Submitted By: TomCaldwell on Apr 5, 2008
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  • Description 

    Edge of a Dream starts on the right side of the Amphitheater. Begin on any of the horizontal crack systems on the right hand wall. Work out toward the arete and pull around the corner. As you pull around the corner take a moment and soak in the view. Follow the crack to the anchor.


    Protection 

    Trad. Two bolt belay w/ rap rings at the top



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    Midway in the traverse with Linn Cove Viaduct in the background.
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    By Joey Wolfe
    Jan 6, 2009
    rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

    This climb is a cheap thrill, get on it. I'd call the move around the arete harder than 5.6. You have to trust some thin feet for a move or two but you step around to easy terrain again and you have great gear. So enjoy the view and the exposure.

    By Jeff Mekolites
    From: HOTlanta, GA
    Jun 28, 2010

    A short High Country version of High E. Best to start just left of the arete and go straight up.

    By Mike Holley
    From: Boone, NC
    Mar 16, 2012

    Good Clean Fun and theres some climbing involved! Fantastic route with some tickling exposure! And of course what a wonderful photo opp!!