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Black Leather

5.11a, Sport, 65 ft,  Avg: 3.3 from 38 votes
FA: Urmas Franosch, Errett Allen
California > Sierra Eastside > Mammoth Lakes Area > Dike Wall > N Face


The obvious right facing dihedral in the center of the face. Don't underestimate this one. Definitely harder than it appears from the ground. Varied, technical but strenuous moves lead up the dihedral, exiting out left near the top. Engaging. Originally done without bolts!


6 bolts to anchors

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Miguel De Leon on Black Leather, September 3rd, 2017.
[Hide Photo] Miguel De Leon on Black Leather, September 3rd, 2017.
John halfway up Black Leather.
[Hide Photo] John halfway up Black Leather.

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Oakland CA
[Hide Comment] great route but I thought the finish was kind of ugly. Aug 21, 2008
San Diego, CA
[Hide Comment] Hey there,
Left my GriGri 2 up at the base of this route on Aug 10th.

Went up there a few days later and not to be found. If you happened to pick it up I would love to get it back thanks!

Greg Aug 30, 2012
Michael Dom
[Hide Comment] It is all about dancing on this route. Dec 13, 2015
[Hide Comment] I had more trouble on this route than I did on Going Both Ways and Lesbi Friends. Aug 7, 2016
Joshua Munoz
Honolulu, HI
[Hide Comment] Anchors are a little hard to see. Very high on the rocks on top of the cliff. Go straight up after last bolt and get on top and you should see them. Aug 31, 2017