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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bob Draney
Season: Sunny Days year round ( summer afternoons are a bit hot.)
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Submitted By: Jared R on May 21, 2009

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Description 

Smear, edge and stem the right arching slabby dihedral, then drop to intersecting dihedral and finish on the anchors of the bolted route next to it. Bring a few slings to reduce rope drag. It is a great beginner lead for aspiring trad climbers. There are 3 different options for the start which provides variety to the route. All 3 starts converge about 20' from the anchors in a dihedral.
This is a super fun route!

Location 

The route is the dihedral in red sandstone just north of the bolted sport route. There are 2 dihedrals, so you choose which you want to climb. They are found on the east side of the canyon at the top of the canyon. The dihedrals are very obvious features. It is the only clean slab along the entire red rock section of the canyon.

Protection 

Trad rack of nuts and cams to #3 Camalot should do.
Route shares anchor bolt and chain anchor with the sport route 8' to the south. Bring extra webbing to replace old.


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By ZachBradford
Jul 25, 2009

Ryan replaced the webbing in April so it should still be good.
By M.L. Barker
Oct 25, 2013

Route was not put up by Bob.