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Digit's Delight 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Feb 13, 2006

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Another of Woodson's incredibly clean splitters.

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The Climb 

Just before one gets to The Cave area, on the right is a thin fingers crack (the lower half obscured by other boulders). This is the deceptively hard Digit's Delight. It approached from either side, as it rests in the middle of the forthcoming switchback.

Protection 

TR, bolts


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Digit's Delight (5.10d)
BETA PHOTO: Digit's Delight (5.10d)
Very awesome finger crack
Very awesome finger crack
Not the best photo, but watch out for snakes snooz...
BETA PHOTO: Not the best photo, but watch out for snakes snooz...

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By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Apr 29, 2006
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

There are bolts for the TR so no need to bring any fancy gear if that's the plan.
By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
May 23, 2006

The bolts added to TR this are a nice convenience. Thanks for the update mschlocker
By G.McCay
From: San Diego, CA
Feb 11, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

I can't imagine rating this route anything less than four stars. This is another Woodson classic. A poor sequence will definitely beat you down but avoiding the bad sections accompanied with good footwork brings out the best in this one!
By Jon Clark
From: Philadelphia, PA
Mar 4, 2011
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I usually find Woodson ratings right on to slightly stiff, but this is pretty soft for 10d. Nonetheless, it's a sweet climb.