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Missing The Dike aka Two Dikes for Dinner 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Shane Zentner on Feb 6, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: Looking straight up the route. You can see the bo...

Description 

Missing the Dike (aka Two Dikes for Dinner) is located on Atlantis Slab. As you approach the slab, find an area that has several bolted lines ascending from a flat area near a trench in the rock. Scramble into the trench for the belay. Locate a left-angling line of old 1/4" bolts near a black dike (the first line of bolts directly right of a newer climb). Climb onto the slab from the trench and follow the line of bolts. The dike will become obvious and useful until it ends at the last 1/4" bolt where you have to use a rotten hold (the hold is about to break, use caution). Slab your way to a good two bolt anchor.

This is a typical South Platte climb with the usual manky 1/4" bolts. Well recommended, but please don't fall.

Protection 

Four bolts to the top. Three 1/4" bolts and one new 3/8" bolt near the crux.


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By chrisp
Oct 15, 2008

This route is great- bring screamers and an attentive belayer-the bolts look a little ratty, the climbing is exciting for a 5.9 leader-.
By Alex A
Mar 27, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R

There are new bolts, still old school spacing. Don't blow the 2nd clip.