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Across The Universe S 
Arriba Su Vientre T 
Caveman Television T,S 
Dig A Pony S,TR 
Dig It S,TR 
Eaks it Out T 
Flakes to Fresno T,TR 
Hardly Worth the Trouble T 
Lim’s Cramp Chimney TR 
Sunnyside T,S 
Vance’s Vertical Vent T,TR 
Wave, The TR 
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Dig A Pony 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Ken Klis & Jarod Jenkins, 2004
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Submitted By: Ryan Nevius on Jul 8, 2012

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Matthew Fienup climbs Dig a Pony (5.10d) at Bishop...


Good, well-protected route to the left of Flakes to Fresno that can be top roped from the same chains if you're not up to leading. The first crux involves a couple of solid pinches and small edges for your feet. The final crux is a thin face above the ledge which can be avoided by scrambling around left.


Bolted line to the left of Flakes


4 bolts + a medium piece right off the ground

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Rock Climbing Photo: The 3rd bolt on "Dig A Pony."
The 3rd bolt on "Dig A Pony."

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By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Dec 17, 2012

Beautiful, balancy crux just above the second bolt. Make sure you're on the left side of that bolt.
By Evan Wisheropp
Jan 24, 2016

Great climb, but the flexing crimps and friable flakes detract a bit from the aesthetics of the climb. I thought the crux was the final bolt above the ledge, turns out the guide says that's a 5.11 finish variation. Neat.

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