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BETA PHOTO: 5.8 Route ascends the obvious crack up to the over...
The 5.8 crack is located on the north-facing cliff about 200 yards to the west of the Redbird statue. This route was originally described as a "classic 5.8". It is the leftmost route on a steep section of fair-quality rock.
Pull up through the obvious crack system to the roof. Move right and grunt through some jugs to the top.
Requires finger-sized protection for trad.
John K. on failed OS attempt.
Stew flashing on pink point after John kindly plac...
|By Peter Dodge|
From: Duluth, MN
Dec 12, 2006
I gave the 5.8 Crack 4 stars because it is one of the favorites at High Cliff. It is very cool climbing from the beginning until the top when it starts getting a little chossy. Definitely a route you need to get on when climbing at High Cliff.
|By Alex Oenes|
From: mpls, mn
Jul 27, 2009
Definitely realized what you meant about grunting your way through the jugs above the roof.
|By John W. Knoernschild|
Sep 27, 2010
rating: 5.10 PG13
There's really no gear above the roof. And what could be a small cam placement would surely pull if you fell on it.
Takes small to medium cams.