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Spinning Back Kick 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Steve Marr on Nov 9, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Looking upward from the bottom of Spinning Back Ki...

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Description 

The opening moves are pretty good – climb the shallow dihedral to the top. Thin climbing (over small, marginal protection) leads to a set cracks separated by a small bulge. Continue up the good face above to the same large ledge shared by most of the climbs on the cliff. Be aware that there may be a little poison ivy in the cracks, but it’s easy to get around.

Location 

To the right of Pile Driver is a black water streak that ascends a corner behind a tree. This is the start of Spinning Back Kick.

Protection 

Standard rack, the crux protects with small gear. Anchor off trees.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The Spinning Back Kick dihedral.
The Spinning Back Kick dihedral.
Rock Climbing Photo: Cleaning Spinning Back Kick on rappel.
Cleaning Spinning Back Kick on rappel.

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By Chris Walden
From: Soldotna, Alaska
Sep 14, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13

Fun short route. 2" or smaller cams and nuts.
By Henry Holub
From: Altus, Ok
Nov 22, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

I really enjoyed the first 20 feet of this climb. The rest was pretty uninspiring.

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