Type: Trad
FA: Karl Hammer, John Hoffman, Paul Firestone
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Shared By: Urs on Aug 3, 2009
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker -, Kyle Bishop, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This beautiful dihedral is one of the few 5.8 splinter finger cracks at Donner Summit and follows a thin splinter finger crack on the arete and then traverses into the dihedral. Sustained and a bit tricky for the grade, but holds solid pro.

Location

This is located to the right of Childhood's End 5.10d and starts the same as childhood's End. Scramble up 5th class to the flat ledge about 1/3 the way up the cliff. Instead of entering the dihedral follow 2 parrelel cracks on the right to the top of a huge ledge then follow the thin splinger finger crack on the arete to the top.

Protection

Small pieces consisting of mostly TCU's and some cams up to 1 inch. Rap anchor.

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