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Great Northwest Dihedral, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hang a Right at Fourth Avenue T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Kamps/Goldstone Route T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Little Lark Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
South Tower Conn Route T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Spire Four T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
West Gruesome T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
improbability drive T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
two EX squared T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, Sport, 360 ft, 3 pitches, Grade IV
FA: Dave Groth
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Shared By: Dave Groth on Sep 7, 2004
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

NW face of spire #4. Huge wall obvious line to center dihedral thru roof. Start first 10B: pitch below center dihedral, climb face direct(0ne bolt) or shallow left facing corner( 2 varations). Pitch 2 11a: diahedral to roof, stance over the roof. Pitch 3 12a: vears left on to head wall to top of spire.Very well protected with good stances. Hard clibing is well protected.( 5 bolts on head wall)Several attempts with weather & hand drilling. Put on lead.

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Protection

First 2 pitches have gear & bolts, some pinsThree pitch has gear & 6 boltsBolted anchors, well protected, Standard rack5.10b, 5.11a & 5.12a

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Nice work dave, always looked at this face when I worked for the park around 2002-4. looks like the exact line I would have picked, also cheers for continuing the ground up/drill on lead ethic in the hills. Dec 11, 2011