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Curly S 
Fungus Razor T 
Grub Street T 
Hand Jive T 
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Jacob's Other Ladder T 
Larry S 
Moe S 
Neighbourhood Bully T 
Old Style T 
Overly Hanging Out T 
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Paul's Crack T 
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Crescent Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: T.Cousins,J.Sinclair
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Submitted By: Peter Winter on Jul 25, 2011

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Access issues at the Lower Malamute. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Fantastic arching crack that gets steeper and steeper.

Location 

Right end of the lower malemute. Note-it is in the CN Rail right of way but not as close to the tracks as Hand Jive, Clean Crack etc.

Protection 

Gear to 2", chains at the top


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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 12, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

FFA: Dave Nicol, Paul Piro, 1976
By Mark van Eijk
Apr 7, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Long and beautiful. Generally stays at a poddy fingers to off-fingers size for most of its length, so load up on these pieces (#.4 and #.5 c4s protect 80% of the route, 3+ of each will make it feel a lot more comfortable). A #3 protects the final moves to the anchor.

The low-angle ramp for the first half is steeper and trickier than it looks from the ground, especially when you factor in the pain of repeatedly cranking your feet into sharp pods. There is little opportunity for rest before launching into the steep and strenuous upper section. If 10+ is near your limit bring your "A" game.
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