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Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Beginner's (aka Easy Corner) T,TR 
Bishop 
Chimney, The TR 
Deadpoint 
Delaney's Arete T,TR 
Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) T,TR 
En Passant 
Everything is Purple 
Fun Crack (aka Fist Fight) T,TR 
Greeting Crack T,TR 
Guillotine (aka Double Overhead Cam) T,TR 
Hampshire Corner T,TR 
Indian Summer Arete TR 
Joe Brown Special T 
King Phillip's Face TR 
Lip, The 
Lunge Roof (aka Rhino Dyno, or Gunks Roof) T,TR 
Marie Antoinette TR 
Off Width (aka Stetson Stumble) T,TR 
Paper Guillotine 
Partners in Climb T,TR 
Pawn 
Pendulum (aka Ben's Boot) T,TR 
Playland T 
Pommel Horse 
Rhino Dyno aka The Lunge TR 
Right Twin Crack T 
Rook 
Rook Direct 
Rose Rash TR 
Sideline TR 
Snake Eyes 
Solar Flare T,TR 
Straight Crack T 
Summer Stroll T,TR 
Tale of Two Cities (aka Whoops) T,TR 
Tennessee T,TR 
Tiger Walk T 
Unknown V3/4 
Uppercut 
Widowmaker (aka Leave it to Beaver) TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dave Rikert, mid-1970s?
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Submitted By: Paul Crowder on Mar 13, 2006

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Double Helix.

Description 

This is a crack to the right of Leave it to Beaver that starts in a shallow, right-facing dihedral that turns into a narrow, flared chimney about halfway up or so.

Protection 

TR, or a trad rack including small cams.


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By GoBotRocker
From: Spfld, Ma
Feb 17, 2007

Double Helix is a short, sweet, and very protectable climb.
By Brett Maguire
Sep 20, 2013

Just giving this little gem of a climb some more love. It's a tremendously enjoyable 5.9, with varied and interesting moves from start to finish. Protection couldn't be better. This would make a superb first 5.9 lead.
By Jimmy Sledd
From: Bozeman, Montana
Nov 10, 2015

Solid and fun 5.9 with great gear. Lead it!