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Green Dagger 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Larry & Becky Treiber, Tom Taber, Joe Theobald
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Submitted By: Karl K on Nov 8, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up pitch 3 from the belay ledge

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Description 

P1- climb face through horizontal cracks up to large ledge at top of butress (110') 5.4
P2 - climb nice corner to the right of a clean slab; step right at the top to large ledge; a bit tougher than it looks (100') 5.5
P3 - climb gully & flakes mostly on the left side up to a tree, then step right to an easy layback flake and continue to top (110') 5.4

Location 

About 65' right of pine tree on Pine Tree Ledge; just right of roof
Walk off to climbers left

Protection 

Normal trad rack - lots of pro opportunities on this one


Photos of Green Dagger Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: On Pine Tree Ledge a little to the right of the st...
On Pine Tree Ledge a little to the right of the st...
Rock Climbing Photo: Terry following up near the top of pitch 2
Terry following up near the top of pitch 2

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By Phil Wilson
From: Phoenix, Arizona
Nov 9, 2015

The guide/topo for Granite Mountain has pitch 1 as 5.6. I would have to agree. The next two pitches seemed a little easier than first. Maybe it's just that some of the moves on the first pitch felt more committing...

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