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Zebra Dihedral 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Mike Waugh & Jim Mathews, December 1986
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Mar 1, 2004

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Description 

A little tricky to find, but basically head to the right end of the cliff and look for an elegant left-arching crack about 50' in height.

Easy climbing for the first 20' or so to a stance, power past the crux with a solid righthand fingerlock, and continue stemming up the beautiful dihedral to easier ground.

Boulder hop down to climber's right to descend.

Protection 

TCU's and a few nuts, a single 2" piece to protect the first 15' of easy climbing.


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Tanya sends.
Tanya sends.
Zebra Dihedral (5.10a), Zebra Cliffs
BETA PHOTO: Zebra Dihedral (5.10a), Zebra Cliffs
Flower power.
Flower power.
Almost past the hard part!
Almost past the hard part!
Zebra Dihedral (Nov 1995)
Zebra Dihedral (Nov 1995)

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By Randy
May 16, 2005
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

According to an informal survey of 6 people who climbed it the same day, 1.5 of 5 stars. An OK route, but not great.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jan 9, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I don't get it. A short climb on semi-solid rock (semi-loose if your glass is half-empty). Only the upper half is fun, and that's only 15 feet of climbing. It's a short boulder problem on top of a trash heap. Admittedly, a pretty trash heap, but a trash-heap no less.

Frankly, I'd tell people not to waste their time if their time is limited.