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Winchester Dihedral 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: 2011 Tom Lane
Season: Apr - Nov
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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Jan 15, 2013
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Climb the left-facing corner to its top at the bottom of the large right-facing corner marking the right end of the huge roof system. Climb up this dihedral to a scary, committing move up and our left onto the arete and onto a sloping ledge. Traverse 10' left to a small right-facing corner/crack system. Climb up this and then follow right-arching cracks and features up to the top of the cliff.
A direct send straight up the seam through the overhanging face above the main dihedral has yet to be done. That would be great.


The center of the Rods'n'Guns Wall has a huge ceiling blocking the upper portion of the cliff. This route climbs the sharp right-facing corner at the right end of this roof system.


Standard trad rack. Tricams are helpful at one spot, but not absolutely necessary. There is one bolt on the route.

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