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Routes in Sidewinder Rock - West Face

Diamondback T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Invisible Touch T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Jumping Jack Crack T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
King Pin T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Kingsnake T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Sidewinder T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Skinny Dip T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Venucian Fece T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Paul Borne, January 1989
Page Views: 639 total · 3/month
Shared By: C Miller on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Yet another variation to Sidewinder, this is the hardest of the "snake" routes, and although offering good climbing is seldom done.

Starting a ways right of Sidewinder, climb powerful, bouldery moves over the obvious stepped roof to gain the dike of Sidewinder at it's start. Traverse left to join Sidewinder at it's last bolt and finish up that route.

A worthwhile route to do if competent at the grade, and a logical start to access and fully enjoy the fantastic dike system that characterizes Sidewinder.

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5 bolts (3/8"), pro to 3"

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