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Stems and Seeds 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Delp, Frisbie 1990
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Jan 10, 2007
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Stemming on Stems and Seeds


Climb the thin dihedral crack using laybacks, stemming, jamming, or anything that works. Great route on great rock. Prone to wetness in the spring.


Near the right end of Area B, this is the thin dihedral crack where 2 black walls come together.


Gear to 3". 2 bolt anchor. Rap or lower.

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By furrymurry
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 8, 2007

For gear take thin stuff, mostly stoppers.

By Elijah Flenner
May 6, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

Mostly thin stuff, but one larger cam for the top. It has been 10 years since I have been on it, but I think a gold Camalot does the trick.

Great climb and a must do if you find it dry.

By cfittell
From: Lawrence, KS
May 30, 2012

Excellent placements, balancy but secure feet, wonderful climb.

By Daniel Siegel
Nov 5, 2012
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

Great climb! Every move was interesting.