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Crisco Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Perin Blanchard
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Oct 24, 2008

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FA of Crisco Crack 5.7.


A short crack, loose and crumbly at the bottom, with six feet of really nice tight hands/off-fingers at the top.


About ten feet left of Butterface on the same face. Uphill (north) and in the gully to the west of the main Appendage climbs.


A few cams from .5 to 3 inches. Hangers-and-chain anchors.

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By Perin Blanchard
From: Orem, UT
Oct 24, 2008

Not really worth climbing, but I had to name and report it so that Darren falls one further behind in his quest to climb all named lines in Rock Canyon. Hi Darren :-)

I decided that the line really isn't worthy of its own set of chains, but if anyone feels differently (after climbing it), I could probably be persuaded to put some in.

03Jul09: Added chains.
By Tristan Higbee
From: Ogden, UT
Oct 25, 2008

Please tell me you named this after Christian Burrell...
By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Oct 27, 2008

I'm not sure how I feel about having a piece of crap named after me...can I at least collect royalties?
By Tristan Higbee
From: Ogden, UT
Apr 18, 2009

I actually really enjoyed this little climb. I'm a sucker for jamming, and on this one you can't chicken out and use face holds. Felt pretty stiff for 5.7. Cool! I think this route is worth doing if, you know, you're into this sort of thing...
By Darren Knezek
May 30, 2009
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I thought that this was a fun climb with a couple of thin hand jams and a few tricky finger-locks.
I would have given it more stars but for three reasons:
1). It's a little dirty.
2). It's a little loose.
3). It's named after Burrell.


4). Put the chains in and they will come...
By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
May 30, 2009

1) DK loves picking on me...
2) Tristan and I went and did this and I was surprised that it was actually quite good.
By Adam Wilson
From: Provo, UT
Jun 5, 2009

Can't stop laughing.

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