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Castle Crack T 
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Castle Crack 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Johnny K. on Jul 17, 2011

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Castle Crack

Description 

Located to the right of Pigeon Wings and The Roofs. Starts off in a
thin crack. Meander up and left (10d) or right (10c) to a small alcove, then work your way up the groove.Some call it the best crack in the SB's,that is debatable.

Location 

Located on the south face of Castle Rock, to the right of Pigeon Wings and The Roofs and to the left of Grappling Hooks (dihedral)

Protection 

Gear to 3
couple runners


Photos of Castle Crack Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown Climber on 9-22-12
Unknown Climber on 9-22-12
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading Castle Crack, with Big Bear Lake in far ba...
Leading Castle Crack, with Big Bear Lake in far ba...
Rock Climbing Photo: tying in
tying in
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading Castle Crack.  Photos by Lauren.  1 Jul 20...
Leading Castle Crack. Photos by Lauren. 1 Jul 20...
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown Climber on 9-22-12
Unknown Climber on 9-22-12
Rock Climbing Photo: Not the usual crack line.  More face moves than cr...
Not the usual crack line. More face moves than cr...
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown Climber on 9-22-12
Unknown Climber on 9-22-12
Rock Climbing Photo: completion (top-rope)
completion (top-rope)

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By roman d
From: Pasadena, CA
Jul 22, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Really stellar climb - fun and sustained on great rock.

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