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Dance On a Dragon's Back  

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: toddgordon Gordon on Jun 2, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Dance On a Dragon's Back (5.9), Joshua Tree NP


This route has never made it into either the big guide book, or Joshua West. There is a pillar or fin of rock between Zsa Zsa and Bitch Bitch; this route goes up this pillar.


Left side of AFPA Rock.


Maybe a piece down low, but mostly bolted. QDs for the bolts. No fixed anchor.

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By C Miller
From: CA
Jun 3, 2010

The name of this route is "Dance on a Dragon's Back". Originally done with 3 bolts to a bolted anchor.
By toddgordon Gordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
Jun 3, 2010

The bolts were replaced years ago, but the anchor is not there anymore. The climb is fun, and worth doing.

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