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Yellow Wall - 5.11a

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Classic. Begin about 60' south of the bivy cave on Broadway. P1-Climb up flakes. Belay at a ledge atop the corner. P2-Climb up a thin crack to a small belay ledge. P3-Climb up a 5.10a crack to a hard corner P4-Climb a shallow croner. Go up right of the finish for Black Dagger, past Forrest Finish and a 5.9 dihedral P5-Crux Pitch. Traverse up and right to a corner. Belay atop a large dihedral or continue for 40' more and belay at the Yellow Wall Bivy Ledge. P6-Climb up to a chimney through corners. Go up past a bluge into a thin crack and belay at a ledge. P7-Traverse right for 15' and then go up some exposed cracks. P8-Climb up a chimney to a belay Scramble up easy rock to the summit.

Submitted by: stevematthys on 2003-07-27
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Route ID: 38562

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: dreday3000 on 2009-08-10 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Long Day

First climb I've done in the Diamond. Good climbing and solid rock. I was pretty worked during the last two pitches.

Added: 2009-08-24