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Earwig 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tom & Jeff Knight
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Submitted By: BryceS on Nov 20, 2010

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Description 

Climb the slab face left of the crack using small edges and an occasional mantle. Climbing stays pretty consistent, with the crux at the top. Rated 5.9 if you don't use the crack.

Location 

Hike up to Knightland on the obvious trail, turn right at the second cairn and continue up the slop next to the cliff face to the climb.

Protection 

8-9 Bolts Chains at top


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By jrb208
Apr 15, 2012

Fun easy route, this would make a great first read lead an easy 5.7, but worth doing!
By Jeff Knight
Sep 8, 2013

New routes below Earwig: bolted Stairway, and also dihedral below and around the corner has 12 bolts plus anchors.

All clips on Earwig are on your left side, so rack accordingly.
By Angee
From: Logan, UT
Aug 17, 2016

So I tried to find this last weekend. Knight Land climbing area. I know it's up Left Hand Fork, but which trail do I use? Herd Hollow - James Peak Trail, or the one up to the dying waterfall? new to the area and dying to find 5.9 and below climbs to practice my lead climbing and get my kids to better like climbing.
406-599-5079 If you'd like to meet me for the climb Sat morning 8/20/16.
Thanks!

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