Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner)
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (avg: 4.3 / 29 votes)
Submitted by: Paul Crowder
DescriptionThis is a crack to the right of Leave it to Beaver that starts in a shallow, right-facing dihedral that turns into a narrow, flared chimney about halfway up or so.
ProtectionTR, or a trad rack including small cams.
Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner) is the line on the left. Stetson Stumble (5.8) is the line on the right.
CommentsGoBotRocker Feb 17, 2007
Double Helix is a short, sweet, and very protectable climb.
Brett Maguire Sep 20, 2013
Just giving this little gem of a climb some more love. It's a tremendously enjoyable 5.9, with varied and interesting moves from start to finish. Protection couldn't be better. This would make a superb first 5.9 lead.
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