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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Burcham, Newman
Season: winter
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Submitted By: manuel rangel on Feb 5, 2013

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Mike reaching the crack. Hugo belaying on the expo...


Traversing up and left is soft slabby climbing to a nice crack heading to the top.


Approach from saddle between Dry Creek Spire and Beer Bottle Spire on north face.


4 bolts, gear from fingers to hands

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By Derek Field
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Mar 2, 2016
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Excellent single-pitch route with full value. Combining this with Dry Creek Spire and Corndog Spire (both stone's throw away) makes for a nice day.

Approach from Dry Creek parking lot. Beer Bottle is the stumpy spire in front of the main Dry Creek Spire. Start from the saddle between these two formations with a walking limestone traverse, crimp your way up diagonally left past 4 bolts (5.10 face) and sink into the friendly corner system. Follow the low-angle 5.8 corner to the top, the proceed to single-rope rappel down east face.

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