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Routes in Red Herring Dihedrals
|Lakeview Arete T,S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Type:||Trad, Sport, TR, 40 ft|
|FA:||Neil Galoot, 2002|
|Page Views:||767 total, 4/month|
|Shared By:||Aron Quiter on Sep 28, 2002|
|Admins:||M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
DescriptionThis route climbs the right facing dihedral just below the Pinecrest Peak sign. The dihedral can also be seen from the top of The Herring Dome.
The rock is granite, with beautiful red, orange and pink colors making the visual stimulation on the climb sometimes a little too much.
Starting in the corner, traverse through the bush and head up a sustained face using the arete as necessary. The route is sustained .10a, and if you're not acclimatized, it will feel like a considerably tougher climb. Some pockets are huge, some are small, but the climbing gets easier up at the top.
To approach this climb: Set up a trad (placements are plentiful) anchor on the dihedral above the climb, and rappel down to the top anchor, over the corner and down the face of the climb to a medium sized belay area. The preferred approach rope would be a single 60 meter rope, which will reach the talus field below, and using another rope to climb the route.
Another alternative approach is to climb the sketchy class 3 up to the base of the climb from the talus field below.
Getting out of the belay area either requires you to downclimb (or rappell) into the talus field, or to climb the route.
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