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Herdie Gerdie 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Dick Williams and Dick DuMais, 1965
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Submitted By: Dana Bartlett on Mar 22, 2011

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Just left of Dirty Gerdie there is a right-slanting crack and ramp. Go up this to its top, then straight up (crux) to a small ledge. From there climb the left side of the face to the top.

Walk off and downclimb climber's left.

The rock in the crux area is a bit slick. It's not a destination climb (a short crux followed by some easy, generic 'Gunks face climbing), but it always seems to be unoccupied and there are certainly worse 5.8s around.


Left side of the Dirty Gerdie block.


Standard 'Gunks rack.

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By rogerbenton
Nov 15, 2013

Super easy to set an anchor atop the block to TR this, Dirty Gerdie, Dogs in Heat , Red Cabbage, and Red Cabbage Right.
By JonP756
From: Mahwah, NJ
Nov 1, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Glad this isn't 5.6 anymore...

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