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Big Dipper 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

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Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: FFA May 2007 by Micah Tannenbaum
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Submitted By: another Chad on Feb 5, 2014

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Big Dipper


Just left of Standing Ovation is an inconspicuous flared-chimney. The crux is short and tricky. A background in chimney and off-width pays dividends. Grunting seems to help too. Big Dipper is easy to try on top-rope via the Standing Ovation anchor.


Gear to 2.5". Save a C4 #.4 and #.75 for the back of the chimney.

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