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Dangling Participles 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 190'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Mark Limage
Season: Fall through Spring Ideal
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Submitted By: 46and2 on May 14, 2006

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My friend Raj on the route - it is nice and airy f...

Description 

A great route that is very similar to subject verb agreement on this same wall. The route is actually two pitches, the first pitch is VERY well protected to say the least and has closer to 12 bolts rather than the 8 it mentions in the guidebook. The rock is kinda fragile so take care but the route is very fun nonetheless! Please note that the second pitch is VERY runout and has only one bolt in 90 feet but on easier 5.6 type terrain but still fragile rock so take caution if going for the top!!


Location 

This route is on the sunny Great Red Book Wall, about 100 yards right of the Great Red Book itself. It is about 40 feet left of Subject Verb Agreement and directly above a great belay spot to hide from the sun. You can reach it by hiking around on a ledge below the face, and into a 8' deep gully between the ledge and face. This climb is 20 feet left of a place where it is easy to step down into the gully. Follow the obvious line of bolts!


Protection 

First pitch is overbolted with about 12-13 draws with fixed anchors. The second pitch is rarely done and has one bolt in 90 feet but there are fixed rappel anchors at the top of pitch two.



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Dangling Participle 5.8 sport lead that never ends... <br />
BETA PHOTO: Dangling Participle 5.8 sport lead that never ends...
My bro Dalon on his first day of lead climbing, great route for this!!
My bro Dalon on his first day of lead climbing, gr...
My buddy Max on the 1st pitch of this really fun route. Totally worth the hike to avoid the crowds down lower.
My buddy Max on the 1st pitch of this really fun r...
Dalon successful in reaching the first pitch Anchors
Dalon successful in reaching the first pitch Ancho...
Getting to the first bolt.
Getting to the first bolt.
My other Bro Ron (Ronnnnnn!)also learning to lead at the beginning of Dangling Participles
My other Bro Ron (Ronnnnnn!)also learning to lead ...
A good overview of how the route looks from the belayer perspective.
BETA PHOTO: A good overview of how the route looks from the be...
The beautiful bliss of learning to Climb!!
The beautiful bliss of learning to Climb!!
Overbolted
Overbolted
Beautiful views on the climb!!!
Beautiful views on the climb!!!
Cleaning the route....shows the varnish-y start to the first bolt. <br />Can be done in a single pitch with doubles.
Cleaning the route....shows the varnish-y start to...
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By George Wilson
From: Las Vegas
Dec 2, 2007
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Fun route and very overbolted!!! There are 14 bolts to the anchors. There is some loose rock on this climb. I took two hand holds and one foot hold down. We used more like 7 draw to get to the anchors. Didn't get up the second pitch but will try one day!!!