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Bear Cub Crack 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Jerry Dodrill on Jan 11, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: "Bear Cub Crack?" (FA Unknown)


This seldom climbed but decent and fun crack is at the far right edge of the Waynes World formation. Climb the crack, belay at a small tree. Rappel from the tree (bring slings) or walk off to the right.


25' right of Waynes World.


Gear to 2-4" cams (?)

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By Floyd Hayes
Aug 30, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Seldom climbed? A group of four was on it when we arrived. The first 15 feet felt stiff for 5.6--I'd rate it 5.7. The upper half is chossy but easy. No need for any cams smaller than 2". I recommend two or even three 3-4" cams.
By splitclimber
Dec 13, 2010

2nd floyd's comments. we belayed from small tree then walked up and left and lowered off ursa minor. pretty fun climb, a little difficult placing gear.

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