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The Dagger 

WI5+ A1

Type:  Aid, Ice, 2 pitches, 100'
Consensus: WI5 A1 [details]
FA: Doug Heinrich, 1996
Season: Jan-Feb
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Submitted By: Stymingersfink on Dec 21, 2007

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Justin 01/13/2016

Private Property/Skin or Hike Approach MORE INFO >>>


Climb the first section to a belay under the arch roof. Aid out six bolts to the curtain, then up the couloir. A bolt protects the exit moves, 2 bolt rappel


Even if this route is not in, it's obvious from the photo where it should be. Seriously, you can't mistake it for anything else.


Stubbies down low, draws for the bolts, short-medium screws for the top

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Rock Climbing Photo: Hiking in on 01/13/2016
Hiking in on 01/13/2016
Rock Climbing Photo: 1/08/09. DC bouldering at the base of the Dagger.
1/08/09. DC bouldering at the base of the Dagger.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dagger, WI5+ A1
BETA PHOTO: The Dagger, WI5+ A1
Rock Climbing Photo: Rob Morrill on the lower section of The Dagger
Rob Morrill on the lower section of The Dagger
Rock Climbing Photo: Justin on 01/13/2016
Justin on 01/13/2016
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dagger
The Dagger
Rock Climbing Photo: Justin 01/13/2016
Justin 01/13/2016

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By Brian in SLC
Jan 22, 2008

The bottom section is a fun bit of ice, good for end of the day or if you got skunked on other ice in the area (or got snail eye). Typically fairly thick (in zee middle) ice and around WI 3. Two bolt anchor to the right, above the ice. This anchor allows TRin' the thin stuff to the right as well, in case you're not dailed in, or, want another short burn. I always look at the condition of the Dagger as an indication of whether other stuff will be in further up in the box. Fun stuff.

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