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Chess Club Crack 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: December 2011
Season: April - November
Page Views: 52
Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Jul 27, 2012

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Description 

This climb would be OK if cleaned up, notable mostly for justifying those huge cams you bought but never use.
P1: (V1) Climb the flake/corner to its top, then walk across the slab directly right, passing around an overhang to reach the fat crack. Climb up to an oak tree growing out of the crack and belay. 65'
P2: Climb giant crack in slab to the top. 45'
V1 5.8: Climb slab slightly right of directly below crack, reaching a right-facing corner after several dicey moves.

Location 

At a flake leaning against the main cliff, forming a right-facing corner (same as O'Tom's Tick Twister) near the left side of the slab.

Protection 

Cams to #5 C4. Yes, that's right. Possibly doubles of the big ones.


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