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Black Dihedral 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Eric Klammer on Oct 27, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Follow the crack, get personal.


This route ascends the nice black corner between "Corner Pockets" and "Thank Heaven for Little Girls". Start at the base of a small detached pillar and work your way into the widening crack above. Continue to the top and walk off or traverse right and belay off the anchor of "Corner Pockets".


Located between "Corner Pockets" and "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" on the Dark Side Wall.


Standard rack. A #4 and #5 may help to calm the nerves on the wide section towards the top.

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Dragging gear up and out.
Dragging gear up and out.
Made it up with Berkie 'n' Matt.
Made it up with Berkie 'n' Matt.

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By jamesm
From: Canon City, Co
Apr 19, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

What a great way to finish off a hot summer day, climb in the shade, and then hike out to your campsight.
By Baumer
From: Boulder, CO
May 6, 2014

BEWARE LOOSE ROCK! My friend and I climbed this the other night (5/4/14) and encountered some seriously sketchy loose rock near the top. It was 11pm on a Sunday with nobody else around, so we trundled what we could (including several football-sized rocks and one about as big as a microwave!). However, there is still a small pile of loose chockstones in the chimney section about 10 feet below the tree up top. Please be careful or avoid this route!
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