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Dark Horse 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: Mike Heintz, Kim Smith, Jim Boyd 1978
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Submitted By: John Halupowski on Jun 19, 2014

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L. Halupowski nearing P.1 belay on Dark Horse


Immaculate slab with lengthy runouts located away from The Slabs crowds. Be solid at this grade.


Starts 100' above the approach trail at the left most end of The Slabs just before the trail starts to head uphill toward Waiting for Comeau. You can climb the 5.1 dike of Miner-Joseph-King Dike or walk a few feet further to an unprotected 5.4 slab and up to the 2 bolt anchor (large ledge) on P.2 of M-J-K D.


Small wires,cams and a few draws.

Dark Horse 5.8 

P.1 Climb clean slab for 40' up to a small left facing corner (small wires), trend right and up 25' to a bolt then up 25' to an overlap (small cams)step over overlap up to a 2 bolt anchor.
P.2 Head up and right stepping over M-J-K Dike toward a bolt on a clean slab and up to a large Pine tree.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Laura H P.1 Dark Horse
Laura H P.1 Dark Horse
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