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White Line 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Eric Fjellanger on Jul 28, 2014  with updates from Matt Wenger

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BETA PHOTO: White Line 5.8. Most people probably do the cleane...

Description 

This line climbs the lower face and then up the prominent hand/finger crack in the middle of the wall.

P1: Climb the large, low angle right-facing dihedral with a large tree in it. Head left above the dihedral towards the base of the crack. (5.7)

Alternatively, climb P1 of Aerial Book.

P2: Enjoy the easier-than-it-looks hand/finger splitter to a bolted anchor at the top of the wall.

Descent: 2 Rappels. Midway chains are down and rappeler's right.

Location 

Right in the middle of the face.

Protection 

Gear to 3", emphasis on wide fingers/hands.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping down from the top of P1 of White Line.
Rapping down from the top of P1 of White Line.

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By Bryan Gartland
From: Helena, MT
Dec 11, 2014

The second pitch is one of the best 5.8 cracks in Montana.
By Matt Wenger
From: Bozeman
May 11, 2017

I second Bryan Gartland. This crack is one of the most memorable I have ever climbed.

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