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Berserker 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
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Submitted By: George Perkins on Sep 2, 2008

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Laybacking through the wide crack crux. June 2010.

Description 

Berserker is a burly roof crack at White Rock, and there aren't too many like this, so it's worth checking out, if that's your sort of thing.

Lieback the clean thin-hands crack in the left-facing corner to a stance below a roof. This is one of the best liebacking corners in White Rock. The roof is offwidth-size, confusing, strenuous, and harder than it looks (but easier than it's nominally rated- 5.11c/d), and protects well with a #5 camalot. After the roof, the climbing is much easier to the top if you stay right. Instead, step left and pull through a 2nd roof on hand cracks for full value.


Location 

Berserker starts with the obvious left-facing lieback crack to a roof crack near the right end of the ONP.


Protection 

Cams from #0.75 camalot to #5 camalot.
2-bolt anchor.



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By J tot
From: Tempe, AZ
Jun 28, 2012
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

The 2nd roof is more fun than the first though barely even 5.10 in difficulty. Altogether a superb line with great pro.