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Access Granted S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
American Handgunner S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Astrological Soul Train S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Barbarians at the Gate S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Blue Velvet S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bottom Feeder S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Butcher of Baghdad S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Creeper T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Damn Yankees S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Drifter, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ego Tripping S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Electrocutioner S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Feeding the Rat T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
IN S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Into the Sun S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Mother's Day Special S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
No Name Dihedral T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Permission Denied S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Procrastination S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Project S 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Slab Stick Comedy S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Sweeper T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Vertical Finger Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Where's My Bourban S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Wild at Heart S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 65 ft
FA: ??
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Shared By: Tradiban on Oct 20, 2010
Admins: Chris treggE, Dave Hug

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Description

Nice looking dihedral.

Location

Obvious dihedral in RR hallway.

Protection

Trad, big stuff.

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Nick Tripp
  5.8+
Nick Tripp  
  5.8+
Awkward, even for offwidth, due to it being a big blunt flake. Much harder than 5.7, definitely not a "good intro to trad climbing" except in the sense that the gear is 'plug & play' since it's an offwidth.

Takes big gear (#3-#5). You can get a vertical .75 piece at the very top for your exhausted topout. You can build a tree anchor way up on the second shelf, next to the trail.

Somehow I always forget to bring a longsleeve shirt and get ripped to shreds every time. Type II fun! Sep 18, 2017
Jimbo383  
 
Now am I trippin, because I found this route quite difficult. It doesn't make sense for a route full of gear is cams #4 and higher, right? This route can be considered an off-width, so I don't see how an off-width can be considered a 5.7 "introduction to trad-climbing."

Now, I'm not trying to start a fight or patronize others, I am just sharing my experience with the route to offer as many viewpoints as possible. Be safe and climb on guys! Jun 15, 2017
Noah Thoms
Maroa
 
Noah Thoms   Maroa
 
Great crack to climb if your new to trad. Averaging slightly bigger than fists all the way up. Feet placements to make you feel secure. Jul 23, 2016
Paul R
 
Paul R  
 
Just climbed No Name Dihedral yesterday. I placed two #3, two #4, a #5 BD Camalot and wish I had another #4 (I ended up back cleaning one when I ran out of pieces near the top). There are tons off opportunities to place these throughout the climb. There are a couple of trees at the top to build a nice anchor off of for TR. The inside of the crack was pretty wet and muddy when I climbed it, so it wasn't great, but I would try it again if I find it dry at some point. Jan 31, 2016
Max Cody
The road
Max Cody   The road
Has anyone climbed this? How is the gear? Nov 23, 2015