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Dihedral Route 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Joshua McDaniel on Dec 4, 2011

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Moving right on the horizontal of Dihedral Route


Starts in the same dihedral on the right side of the Amphitheatre as Single Handed Sailor. Climb the dihedral to the bottom of a roof. Then move right on a huge horizontal. Move around the corner and finish up the same face as Psyco-Metric


Standard Rack with some slings.

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By T. Arbel
Mar 24, 2013

This route was recently fully bolted. 5 bolts + anchors if memory serves me right.
By Noah.J
From: Carrboro, NC
May 4, 2013

You'll want 7 or 8 draws, the route goes up the left face of the dihedral until the roof, then you move slightly left and up for a couple more bolts until you hit the anchors. ~90ft. Really glad this got bolted, the thought of doing the lower section on gear is awful, lots of deceptively loose rock.
By Jonathan Dull
From: Boone, NC
May 4, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Don't really understand why this route was bolted, climbed it today and didn't clip any of the bolts and felt very secure. Its a great trad line and the gear is better than most lead you to believe. I will agree some of the rock is kind of questionable especially once you traverse onto face under the roof, however, its on easy terrain. Just test your hold and don't put gear in stupid places. If you know how to place good gear and inspect the rock in which your placing you'll be fine. Do yourself a favor and rack of for this line; clipping the bolts is a total copout on a nice trad line.

EDIT: I suppose the bolted line was a squeeze job of sorts.
By Crushin' Prussian
From: carrboro, nc
Jun 3, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

First climbed this as a sport route and then trad. Both are fun and have a different feel. The sport route doesn't follow the crack so I don't see a problem having the face bolted and is a bit thin for the 5.7 rating. The dihedral crack and the traverse under the roof is easy to protect and easier to climb. The crack after the roof is not as vegetated as I expected. This could be a fun route to do mixed for someone new to placing gear.
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