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Wet Dream 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jon Nelson on Jun 4, 2013

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It is easier to layback the top section, though on...

Description 

A long, left-leaning, left-facing corner.

Looking from below, you might think the climbing was fairly monotonous. But actually, you can use all sorts of methods to get up it, and there are quite a few face holds on the left wall to get rests, particularly near the bottom.

The crux is probably near the top, just above where the horizontal crack cuts right.

The top has a two-bolt chained anchor.


Location 

Look for the obvious, long left-facing corner just right of Eraserhead (the bolted face right off the ground).


Protection 

Gear to 4". A few finger-sized stoppers, and lots of cams.



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Near the top of Wet Dream (5.9).
Near the top of Wet Dream (5.9).
Nice hand jams and footholds near the bottom of Wet Dream (5.9).
Nice hand jams and footholds near the bottom of We...
The view from near the top of Wet Dream (5.9).
The view from near the top of Wet Dream (5.9).
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By Douglas T
Jul 13, 2013

First Ascent: John Fisk and Tish Nakia

By Jessica T
From: seattle, wa
Aug 11, 2013

Also fun to traverse into the top pitch of magic fern at the horizontal right below the chimney.

By Jon Nelson
Administrator
Aug 12, 2013

I think this might just be the funnest, most classic one-pitch 5.9 at Index. The pitch has lots of little rests, and it helps to use a variety of methods.

By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Dec 15, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I did some cleaning of this route a couple of years ago, ferns, moss, lots of dirt and loose rocks in the crack, and it still sheds dirt out of the crack which is a giant shield that goes through to Magic Fern. I would like to clear out the top out as well, so many projects.
I agree with Jon, this is a great 5.9, also Battered Sandwich too.
I seem to remember going up to the Magic fern anchor a few years back, now there is a SS anchor.