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Sandy Dihedral 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
Season: spring/fall
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Submitted By: benjamin brownell on Nov 25, 2006

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From the parking lot at the Grand Wash trailhead, walk northwest about 120 feet to the base of the route. It is an obvious finger crack in a right facing, left-leaning corner.


Except for the first and last 10 feet (both 5.easy), the climb is in fact quite clean, solid and fun. Consistent fingers, with a few hand-sized pods. A mix of jamming, laybacking and some face holds down low, then a nice .9-ish layback to anchors. Drilled angle, knot-choc and a nut with good webbing and rings. Pull your rope with care, as the crack will try and gobble it.


Several 1/2-1 inch, #1x2 and #2 Camalots

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By bvb
Feb 3, 2013

This is a good one. Anchor could probably use a big fat bolt.
By Anthony Marra
Nov 7, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Climbed this on Sunday.... tugged on the anchor and the nut popped out. I put another one in because I couldn't even get the old one to fit anywhere decent. Knot chock is definitely looking worn as well. This really does need a better anchor......

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