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Dire straights 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Doug Joness on Sep 21, 2015

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Description 

This climb is listed as being in the "lower creekside" area in the Bingham guide. Walk a bit down from double trouble and those other climbs. Start on a boulder for varied climbing to the top of the formation. Climbs much better than it looks. Felt like an old school route. Probably doesn't get climbed much. We walked off the back side but may be possible to reach some rap anchors of neighboring sport climbs or of those in The Closet

Location 

Start on boulder

Protection 

Standard rack


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By SThal
From: Logan, UT
May 21, 2017

Book says 'dodgy pro' at the bottom, but it didn't seem bad. Engaging climbing through the right diagonalling finger crack near the start.

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