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The Dalai Lama (aka Viagra) 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Steve Sangdahl and Rob Lemon 1982
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Jul 2, 2007

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Description 

Climb slightly overhung side of tower, seems like it could be done a few different ways.

Location 

Road side of the coyote tower.

Protection 

Cams, wires.


Photos of The Dalai Lama (aka Viagra) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Gokul climbing Dalai Lama.
Gokul climbing Dalai Lama.

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By Tradiban
Jun 11, 2010

Known as "Viagra" in the Ryan Hansen guide book. 5.10+
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Jul 2, 2010

How's the rock quality? Didnt look great last time I was there.
By Burt Lindquist
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Sep 9, 2010

This a hard lead. The gear is there but at your feet in a few places.
This thing looks easier then it is. It gets harder and harder the higher and higher you go...
By Steve Sangdahl
From: eldo sprngs,co
Nov 30, 2015

First lead Steve Sangdahl and Rob Lemon 1982. This one was hard. I remember old Rob was worried I was gonna rip gear and land on him. I assured him it was better if I landed on him than the ground and that he would be fulfilling his belayer obligations to the highest level. Rob wasn't buying it. Rob was a great friend and true DLFA character,he passed away a few years ago. He was a Buddhist at heart. Can we name this something other than viagra? I propose "The Dali Lama". Hope that doesn't sound blasphemous. RIP Rob.

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