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The Bihedral (Upper Tier)
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A Fly in the Ointment 
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Acid Rock 
Bihedral Arete 
Blood Diamond 
Case of the Fags 
Crack Variation 
Dan's Line 
Diamonds and Rust 
Dihedral Variation 
Edge of Reality 
Fat Tuesday 
Flags of Our Fathers 
Flesh Eating Flies 
Group Therapy 
High Hard One 
Hold The Line 
It's Time For Change 
Just Putin Around 
Left-Handed Tool 
Loose Blocks [in the Black Band] 
Night Moves 
Oh Boy 
Puff Daddy 
Rhodian Shores 
Rhodian, Naturally 
Sands of Iwo Jima 
Sun Spot 
Thumb Tack 
Tool King 
Trick or Treat 
Where's Ray? 

Blood Diamond 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Oct 4, 2009
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Enjoying the 5.10d-ish slab below the roof. Worth ...
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Arch right and back left on the cool slab, ending up under a steep dihedral with 2 bolts on the left wall. Pull the roof, then head up and left to the anchor on Diamonds and Rust.


This route is located left of the rap anchors to get back to the base. Start between High Hard One and Fat Tuesday.


7 bolts, 2 bolt anchor with mussy hooks. Also has a 2 bolt belay anchor at the bottom.

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By Erik Pohlman
From: Westminster, CO
Oct 4, 2009

This felt a little soft for 11d, which is the rating from the book. Also, it seems like it doesn't get climbed that often, as there is a bit of lichen in the crux.

By Elijah Flenner
Oct 7, 2009
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c

Hard to rate this route. Hard at the top of the dihedral, but otherwise not 5.11. Surprisingly good slab climbing at the bottom.

By Glen Charnoski
From: Boulder, CO
May 26, 2013

Can TR after doing Diamonds and Rust.

By climberboy228
3 days ago
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a R

This route is awesome! The lower part is a great slab, fun, tricky, super cool. BETA ALERT: The roof is only about 8 feet of climbing but requires some smart and tenuous/balancy moves to a stem, a bad foot, and a tough crimp. Then spring for a big move left to a slopey jug...big, blind deadpoint. Then re-establish your feet and reach up for a good jug, high step, and off you go. Then a long runout to the top.