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Big Dihedral 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Steve Sarns & George Brasieck (led), 8/ 28/1981
Season: Spring-Fall
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Submitted By: Rob Griz on Sep 24, 2010
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Description 

This route follow the massive crack along the left-facing corner/slab. Bring some big gear. This may be a bit wet/slimy down low. Follow the crack to the top. Move left or right 10' to chain anchors atop neighboring routes. DO NOT confuse this with the bolted line that follows the overhanging arete!


Protection 

Cams to 6".



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By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Jun 14, 2011

Note, this may stay wet until later in the season.

By George Bracksieck
Jun 29, 2012

For the sake of trivia: On Aug 28, 1981, I led Steve Sarns up this, which might have had previous ascents. Who knows? Who cares?

By Seth Hogan
From: Frisco, Co
Jun 9, 2013

Gear to 6" seems a little overboard. I used up to a #3 BD cam and that was totally sufficient. Some micros would be good for extra placements low, otherwise simply rack 0.3-3 BD cams and a larger nut for above the dihedral was more than enough. Small area wet down low but avoidable during early June in my experience.