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Routes in The North Ridge (of Dinosaur Mountain).

Audiophile T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Beat Down, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Blank Sheets T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Get Down On It T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Idly I De-Ice T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
North Buttress, The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
North Ridge, The T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: T. Bubb, M. Salazar, 12/1/12
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Shared By: Tony B on Dec 3, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Closed for Raptors Feb 1- Aug 1, annually Details
Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures Details

Description

Micah was singing some 'Kool and the Gang' at the base as I started up this one, a reasonable climb with a section of good hand-crack.

Spot the downclimb, a diagonal crack leading up and right from the downclimb, and just right of that, a section of splitter handcrack covering the middle third of the rock, above a face and below a right-facing corner. Ascend the face and crack system on good rock with good gear to the top of the cliff.

To descend, scramble down and left (Northeast) to a notch in the rock, and then down the notch, back West to the base of the Northwest face.

Location

This route lies ~ 1/2 to 2/3 of way up the back of the North Ridge and is in a shorter area just 10 meters or so to the right of a short low angle section of rock that allows one to gain the ridge-line of the East slab from the West via a non-technical ascent. That is the descent route....

Protection

A standard light rack with hand-sized protection. The descent is a scramble down.

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