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The Pod 

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

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Tim Camuti on Mar 14, 2011

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The Pod.


Climb a few moves up the right side of the blocks at the bottom of Dinkum wall to get a ledge, then use the crack at the back to jam your way up and around the large formation on the right. Then an easy scramble to the top anchors. Lower down for more fun in the Areta Franklin chimney!


The lowest climb on the Dinkum wall, this ascends the uphill side of the Inside Passage (the gap between Dinkum Wall and Areta Franklin Buttress).


Toprope anchors (2 bolts) accessible from the top of Buck's Bar Dome.

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By Steve G
From: San Francisco, CA
May 16, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

You can trad lead this route if you're comfortable climbing 15 feet of easy run out slab at the top to the bolted anchors.
By Justin Johnsen
From: Nor Cal
May 27, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Thanks Steve, updated the route to show it's trad-able.
By Boriss
From: Sacramento
Jan 9, 2017

Good route and well protected lead. Careful with the slab before the anchors, or just go around easy terrain.

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