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Sun Dog 

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

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Brian Cabe and Steve Mock 21 April 2002
New Route: Yes
Season: dry and warm
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Submitted By: Brian in SLC on Sep 4, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Sundog is just right of the left hand side of the ...

Description 

Make an awkward move up, after clipping the first bolt, and, clip the second bolt making sure the belayer is paying attention, and the lead climber is solid for the clip. A spot from the ground may be prudent.

Interesting but short climbing up the shady aspect of the spire.

Location 

Behind the Pinnacle (approach by scrambling up and around on the north side) at the notch between the Pinnacle and the main wall. On this backside of the Pinnacle, just to the right of the left-side arete, note a bolt placement or two up the steep face (at the shallow crack weakness on the backside of the spire). Rappel from fixed anchor atop spire to get down (west side).

Protection 

4 lead bolts.

Some supplementary pro may be availble past the first two bolts, but, optional for the confident folks at the grade.


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