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Dig the Groove 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: G. Schuler, K. McLaughlin
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Submitted By: Dave Russell on Nov 7, 2008

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Climb the shallow groove/crack up the black water streak to the first bolt. Pull the crux moves through the bulge to a second bolt. Enjoy the perfect knobby face climbing to the top!


This is on the Quarry Wall's right side, near the For Real Canyon entrance.


Bolts and pro to 3". 2 coldshut anchors.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Dig the Groove.
Dig the Groove.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dig the Groove.
Dig the Groove.
Rock Climbing Photo: Above the difficulties.
Above the difficulties.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jalen giving it a go on TR.
Jalen giving it a go on TR.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
May 14, 2009

There are no anchor bolts directly above this route. I used the anchors on the route to the left.
By Glenn Schuler
From: Monument, Co.
Jun 5, 2009
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13

The anchors are there, keep climbing up & slightly rightward on the chickenheads and you will find them. A 60m rope gets you down just barely.
By George Bracksieck
Mar 16, 2013

I think this route is 5.10, even if you stand on the first bolt, which I and my partner did.
By Glenn Schuler
From: Monument, Co.
Oct 9, 2015
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13

Just to update the anchor situation, a new shared anchor was added for this route and River Dance. A 60m rope is plenty.

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