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Planetismal T 

Planetismal 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dave Evans, Marge Floyd & David Bratt, November 1989
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Submitted By: David Evans on May 7, 2003

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Description 

This route starts in a low angle chimney behind a tree. It steepens and turns to a hand crack after 20 or 30 feet. The upper zig zag hand crack is the crux and is a bit on the grainy side. A good crack to test your hand jamming expertise. If you can do it without bleeding...bravo!! Two bolts for belay and lower off. It is named after a forming planet.

Protection 

Standard rack to 3"


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By C Miller
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Jan 9, 2004
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Not a great route, but you can do much worse.
By Randy
Oct 20, 2005
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Did this recently and thought it an OK route (1 of 5 stars). It has probably seen few ascents and as such was relatively clean.

BTW this route is not on Disaster Dome, but on "Wheelbarrow Rock" a smaller block/pinnacle just northeast of Disaster Dome's north face.