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Super Hands 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: caughtinside on Jan 31, 2007

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Ranger Crack on a hot July afternoon.

Description 

Stellar crack that is perfect hands nearly the entire way up, before narrowing to fingers. Plentiful face holds, and excellent feet. ASCA 2 bolt anchor.

I understand these amplitheater climbs are not in the current version of the guide because the park service is trying to keep climbing a little lower profile right next to the falls, their biggest attraction?

Location 

In the falls amplitheater, on the east facing wall. Obvious handcrack with 2 bolt anchor, 40' south of lightweight guides.

Protection 

gear to 2"


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short but sweet
short but sweet
The climb on the the left is a great route
The climb on the the left is a great route

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By Yosemitesam
Oct 21, 2010

Been living in Yosemite for a while. This climb goes by the name Ranger Crack.
By Bryan G
From: San Jose
Feb 12, 2012

The arete just to the right is a fun toprope somewhere in the 5.10+/5.11- range...
By Salamanizer
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From: Vacaville Ca.
Sep 9, 2013

Dave, the name of this route is Ranger Crack. Please change it. SSSSuper hands sounds way too metro ;)
By Osprey Overhang
From: ...
Sep 9, 2013

Dave, keep it listed as Super Hands. Ranger Crack makes it sound like it should be at the Manure Pile.
By darkmeat
From: Fort Collins, Colorado
Nov 20, 2014

Ranger Crack:)