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Dump Watt 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 450', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: August 29, 1981 Mark Smedley, Eric Rhicard, Dave Larsen
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Submitted By: CodyE on Aug 3, 2015

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Description 

Pitch 1- 5.9 Climb 30 feet of broken rock into a beautiful finger crack. Follow the varied finger crack up until it is possible to work right on crack and face holds to a stance and a 2 bolt anchor. 150ft

Pitch 2- 5.10b Stem your way up the corner using the leaning crack on your left for protection. Traverse left at a horizontal crack (good pro) into the next crack. Follow this corner of beautiful finger and hand jams to a 2 bolt anchor. 160ft

Pitch 3- 5.9 Appears to be another typical Devils Tower wide summit chimney.

Rap the route with 2 ropes

This is a great route with amazing climbing. The first pitch can be a little mossy but it only pads your fingers in the amazing jams. This route was cleaned July 2015

Location 

This route is one crack right of Belle Fourche Buttress. It weaves in and out of an older aid line Two Left Shoes put up by Jim Beyer in 1978

Protection 

Double rack with extra in the finger size


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By 1Eric Rhicard
Oct 17, 2015

Glad to see this is getting some attention. I spent a day cleaning out the cracks while Smedley and Larson were at work. I was filthy dirty but knew I had unearthed a route worth doing. I hope it gets enough traffic to keep it clean.
By Lucas Barth
From: Devils Tower, WY
May 26, 2016

This route deserves more traffic. It's got really varied, challenging, and fun climbing. I thought it's a bit of a sandbag, the 2nd pitch is maybe more like 10c/d but it takes plenty of good gear, just lots of small cams in the first half and then 2nd half takes a good number of .75 camalot and other finger sizes up to #1, maybe 1 #2 camalot. 2nd pitch anchor was replaced 10/25/2016.

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