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Dirty Earnie 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Gary Johnson,Greg Fossum and Vern Olson-1998
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Submitted By: Peter Gram on May 18, 2005

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From the little spur trail off the old road, this is the right most of 3 routes encounted immediately when reaching the rock. Climb the juggy water trough, with a crux at the first bolt. Interesting climbing involves jug hauling and even some chimney technique. Rap from Unknown 2's anchors, with one rope.


5 bolts

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By BigMoveMike
From: prescott
Oct 18, 2009

good climb,but...its almost all spinners!!!
By Joe M
From: Beckley, wv
Jun 8, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This is a really fun climb with a few weird moves. Last time I climbed it was in July 2009 and the anchors were loose and pretty scary. They need to be replaced.
By Jim Slichter
From: Hill City, SD
Apr 1, 2011

The name of this climb is actually Dirty Earnie. FA was by Gary Johnson and Greg Fossum.
By Mark Orsag
From: Omaha, NE
May 2, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Climbed in pouring rain!
By Brian Ahlers
Jul 16, 2013

climbed this yesterday. all the bolts are in good condition.

Don't forget to add Vern Olson as one of the setters/first ascenders.
By Derek Beaumont
Jun 26, 2016

Good climb and kinda fun as it can be done so many different ways and can use some weird moves. Close to the parking lot which is nice.

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