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The Diagonal  

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

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bob Loomis '78
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Submitted By: Scott Coldiron on Jul 12, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The main wall, center at Minne: 1. main crack (5.4...

Description 

An easy start up an unprotected ramp starts feeling a bit spooky as you move onto the face. You could also do a direct start which is protectable with small gear.You'll start out using face holds to pull the roof, then the crack higher up.

Location 

Look for the left-leaning crack which is between the house-size boulder and Dihedral.

Protection 

gear


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By Adam Volwiler
Jun 20, 2011

The gear on this route is pretty poor until after the roof/corner section. If you fell at the, for the most part unprotected, crux you would be in for some pain. The top can be protected well though.