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Crack du Jour

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Apple Fritters T,S 
Booger S 
Cambodian Haircut S 
Clean White Bright Light of Forgiveness , The S 
Crack du Jour T 
Dollars for Donuts T,TR 
Flapjacks T 
Golden Grits T 
Red Gravy  S 
Sidesplitter T 

Crack du Jour Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Tom Bath on Sep 23, 2010


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Clean varied and moderate routes on nice rock abound at this cluster of faces above JY Crag.

Getting There 

Start uphill at the trail for Stones Throw (just past mile post 7) to a couple hundred feet above Veterans Club keeping an eye out for cairns making a trail to the left just above a boulder. Crack Du Jour is a 5 minute walk left through a gully.
APPROACH TIME:20-30 minutes

Climbing Season

For the Icicle Creek area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Crack du Jour

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Crack du Jour:
Crack du Jour   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 60'   
Golden Grits   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Dollars for Donuts   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Featured Route For Crack du Jour
Rock Climbing Photo: Booger is on the left side of the slab.

Booger 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Crack du Jour
Pure friction climbing with the crux just below the 2nd bolt leads to easier but sustained climbing to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Justin Johnsen
From: Sacramento, CA
Sep 3, 2012
A large tree fell over the gully crossing on the approach trail to Crack du Jour. It won't stop you, it just requires a slightly looser/steeper bypass than the rest of the trail.
By Drederek
Sep 27, 2010
Great rock and nice lines, its hard to believe this area wasn't developed sooner

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