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Dirty Martini 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Matthew Seymour on May 8, 2008

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Jesse Hill almost to the anchors on Dirty Martini.

Description 

Climb loose rock up through a small sandy roof and gain the dihedral. Continue to a bolted anchor, mostly with off fingers and tight hands.

This climb might have been done before the plaque and anchor were installed, there was a fixed hex up there for a long while.

Location 

This is between Short Cupped Hands and Flapper. Climb a shallow, left-facing corner just left of a block. Also, it has a plaque.

Protection 

Single set fingers through wide hands with extra tight hands and off finger sizes.


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J. Weingast laying back the crux of Dirty Martini.
J. Weingast laying back the crux of Dirty Martini.

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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Apr 4, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

If you use the tower behind you for the obvious stems and bridges, the climbing is more graceful and not too hard. I'd give it a better quality rating if the bottom were not such soft rock, but it is what it is.
By Fritz N.
From: Durango, CO
Nov 24, 2012

Be sure to tag the summit of the mini-tower by chimneying all the way up. Great "toprope heroes" moment.