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Crimson Gem 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 750', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Nate Greenberg, Jim Barnes. July, 2013
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer, Fall
Page Views: 577
Submitted By: JimmyB on Jul 22, 2014

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Pitch 1 of Crimson Gem

Description 

This fun line is immediately left of The Dihedral Route. It climbs the corners and cracks up to and through the Triangle Roof.

P1: A short but challenging start up a right facing corner. 65’ 5.10-
P2: Climb thin seams up to base of big right facing corner. 140’ 5.10-
P3. Move right across face into left facing corner. Continue up corner to ledge below the Triangle Roof. 130’ 5.10-
P4: Jam up perfect hand to the Triangle Roof.Exit thru apex of roof and continue up to a stance. 5.9
P5: Follow cracks to top.

Location 

This is the middle of three climbs that leave from this ledge/ alcove. It starts 20’ left of Dihedral Route in a right facing corner.

The descent is a quick walk off right. Follow the sandy gully down the west side of the peak and back to the base.

Protection 

Doubles 0-#3 Camalot
Singles 00 and wires


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Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up pitch 4 of Crimson Gem towards the Tri...
Starting up pitch 4 of Crimson Gem towards the Tri...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2 of Crimson Gem as seen from Arch Rival.
Pitch 2 of Crimson Gem as seen from Arch Rival.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2 of Crimson Gem
Pitch 2 of Crimson Gem
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo of Crimson Gem
BETA PHOTO: Topo of Crimson Gem
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for Crimson Gem
Topo for Crimson Gem

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