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The Producers 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Vaino Kodas, Moe Hershoff, 2003
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jun 7, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Right side of Vanishing Point.

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Description 

This climb begins from a right-slanting crack/ledge below The Vanishing and Vanishing Ink. A 3rd-class ramp leads to a belay. The Producers takes a series of left-facing corners just left of the belay. It is between two arete climbs, and shares the top anchor with the left of these climbs.

Route description from
vainokodas.com/climbing/coroutes/vanishingpoint.html used with permission.


Protection 

9 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.



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Jim Erickson stemming his way up The Producers aka Dihedral Dude, photo: Bob Horan
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By bhoran
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 22, 2009

This route was top-roped by Bob Horan and Steve Morris in 1996 soon after sending the other, surrounding routes. We called the TR; Dihedral Dude, glad to have it bolted by Vino and Morris.

By Dougald MacDonald
Mar 13, 2011

Very cool stemming. You get sucked left onto bigger holds around the fourth bolt, but don't worry about it: The business is still to come. Final clip in the initial corner (7th or 8th bolt) is hidden and delicate, and the fall could be ugly; it'd be better if this bolt were moved about 8 inches lower. But that's just a quibble. This route is really interesting and fun.