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Bentwood Spire (NE Face) 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Todd Gordon,Brain Povolny, Frank Bentwood, Henry Thomson May, 1984
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Submitted By: toddgordon on May 17, 2007
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Description 

This small spire is in a wonderful location. It starts out with a rotten crack (5.8), to 5.10b fingers, to 5.9 hands, to a 5.10a roof, then cut to the right to the shoulder of the spire (easy). 75' rap (one rope).


Location 

This spire is located NW of the highway between Many Farms and Chinle. There is a full description of how to get there in Eric's Desert Rock. It is in an easy to get to, but hidden out-of-the-way area.


Protection 

double rack of cams should do it.



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By toddgordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
May 17, 2007

Again;..maybe not the best climbing in the world, but a cool area, and the summit of a desert spire;.....good stuff, great area, great times, great adventures.