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The Arch 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 251'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Justin G on Jan 18, 2010

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Description 

This is a fun, short climb at the start with much easier climbing at the top.

Location 

It is just to the right from Diagonal Dihedral.

Protection 

You need trad gear, I toproped from the pine tree at the top.


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By Ryan Martin
From: Durango, CO
Oct 6, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Definitely a worthwhile little crack, a good moderate lead to sharpen your skills in placing gear in an underclinging stance. I used two BD #3s and one BD #0.75 for "the arch." The rest of the climb is super dusty with tons of loose rock with hardy any gear placement (except for slinging a tree). There's a two bolt anchor at the top. Overall it was pretty fun. Recommended.

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