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Ultimate Dihedral 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: T. Coats, S. Mish
Season: Spring, summer, fall
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Submitted By: markguycan on Apr 16, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: If you look close you can see the three angles sti...


climb face past two drilled pins then up corner to anchors, or try the new direct start.


100ft R of Ultimate OW.


gear to #3camalot

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Rock Climbing Photo: Direct Start to UD. Surprisingly good rock and, wh...
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By MisterE Wolfe
From: Bishop, CA
Nov 27, 2008

Our records show the FA by T. Coats/S. Mish

By Paul Davidson
Nov 28, 2008

That is correct, Tim and Stan. 1983 or '84
EDIT: see below for the real FA story from the horse's mouth
By Tim Sinson
Apr 25, 2009
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

5.10 b? I've got some swamp land to sell U. Was on it today. 5.11- for solid leaders (bottom mossy slab, move above third piton + sustained climbing). JMHI. What a great route and area!
By tcskis
Feb 1, 2010

First ascent 1st pitch:Tim Coats/Jim Haisley, First ascent to rim (2nd and 3rd pitch not recommended) Tim Coats/Jim Haisley/Stan Mish
By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
May 13, 2013

I cleaned up the direct start of Ultimate Dihedral, and Casey Niggemyer got the likely FA of this variation this weekend (see picture)! This should become the standard route, avoiding the mossy slab with half driven pins.

Beta: Boulder up the overhanging left-facing corner to a jug. A pair of micro-cams (purple/grey metolius or equivalent) and #0.5 C4 a bit higher will protect the moves establishing in the pod and join the rest of the Ultimate right-facing dihedral. The overall grade still remains at consistent 11-.
By Kevin Kent
From: Flagstaff, AZ
May 13, 2013

This thing is closer to 100' long. A 60m rope works just fine. Pretty hard for 10+ too.

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