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12 5.9 dihedral T,TR 
13 5.4 Corner T 
22 5.8 face climb T,TR 
6.63 Smoots T,TR 
Basswood Chimney T,TR 
Beer and Booty T,TR 
Bifurcation T,TR 
Der Glotz TR 
False Dilemma T 
Fear and Trembling TR 
Grandma's Staircase TR 
Invitation T,TR 
Invitation Direct T,TR 
Law and Gospel T,TR 
Moondust  T 
Morning After T 
Mr. Neutron TR 
New Box T,TR 
Night Before TR 
R.S.V.P. T,TR 
Red Pulpit T,TR 
Spring Fever TR 
Sunken Pillar T,TR 
Switch Cover Crack T 
Unnamed Short route T,TR 
Watermarks T,TR 
Watermarks Direct T,TR 
Watermarks Left Side TR 

False Dilemma 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
Season: All
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Submitted By: Andy Hansen on May 15, 2011

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False Dilemma is the clean cut off-width crack above the chockstone on Bifurcation. There are two ways to get to it: climb bifurcation or; climb Moondust and step right onto the chockstone once you've topped out on Moondust. I used a handstack to get into the crack, from there chickenwings and smearing with the left foot brought me to the top for the iconic Devil's Lake sloper top out.


Left side of the Balanced Rock area.


You could solo up Bifurcation, place a #4 Camalot low and a #5 Camalot higher.

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