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Canola Crack - Left 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Nov 24, 2007

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Starting up the Left Canola Crack

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


What's the next best thing after olive oil? At the very top of the Olive Oil descent gully, there are two clean, aesthetic cracks in the darkly varnished face. Both are in the 5.7 to 5.8 range.


As you begin the descent from Olive Oil, these cracks are immediately to your right, at the top of the gully.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Canola Crack - Left; Feb 2016
BETA PHOTO: Canola Crack - Left; Feb 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Side view from Canola Crack - Left
Side view from Canola Crack - Left

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 5, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

okay, but not as good as the right hand crack. i'd call it 5.8.

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