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Wild Woman Spire 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jake Dayley, Amylee Thornhill - 11/30/14
New Route: Yes
Season: spring,fall, winter
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Submitted By: Jake Dayley on Dec 18, 2015

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Description 

West face crack system.

P1: 90' 5.10. Scramble up low angle terrain to the limestone band. Traverse right to reach the bottom of the crack system. Fingers to hands then an awkward move into the pod. Make a few moves left and into a second crack. Ascend this through some unique terrain to the Pinyon the top. Tree belay.

Move the belay up blocky terrain to the base of the summit block - 30'

P2: 5.10, 30'. Face climb the summit block past one bolt and an "old school" 5.9 mantle to the summit.

Rap - 115' down the west face to the notch. One 70M will make it.

Location 

This is the obvious block on top spire that can be seen from miles away on Dry Creek road. When looking from the trail up at the whole spire complex it is the farthest right. There is no good approach but here are vague directions. Once you are about even with the spire on the trail look for a low ridge that ascends up towards the spire. Bushwhack up to this ridge and follow it up. If you are on the right one you will end up just left (west) of the spire. Also see the overview photo on the Secret Canyon page.

Protection 

Doubles from thin fingers to #2 Camalot.
#3 and #4 Camalot optional.


Photos of Wild Woman Spire Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: placing summit block bolt
placing summit block bolt
Rock Climbing Photo: From the approach ridge
From the approach ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch one crack systems
Pitch one crack systems

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By Amylee T
From: Flagastaff, AZ
Dec 30, 2015

I loved the climbing on this route. outside of the limestone band, quality rock and good moves. Fun to put up!

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