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Critter Crack 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Brian Adzima on Feb 8, 2007

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Description 

Climb the hand and finger crack 2 ft right of the Le Gourmet Chimney. Half-way up move a couple feet across a ledge and follow the crack system on your right

Location 

Highest up and farthest north on the 4th class ledges Old Man's Traverse follows.

Protection 

Handsize and smalle gear


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Dave Ruel climbing Critter Crack
Dave Ruel climbing Critter Crack
Mike topping out on Critter.
Mike topping out on Critter.
Nick on Critter Crack.
Nick on Critter Crack.
Climbing Critter crack with the Le Gourmet chimney...
Climbing Critter crack with the Le Gourmet chimney...
Andrew on Critter Crack!
Andrew on Critter Crack!
Heading up critter crack on a beautiful day.
BETA PHOTO: Heading up critter crack on a beautiful day.
Mike cleaning up Critter Crack.
Mike cleaning up Critter Crack.
Zack crushing it on Critter Crack
Zack crushing it on Critter Crack

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By attila
Apr 11, 2010

This is perhaps the most strenuous 5.6 I know of. Sustained, excellent rock quality, good pro. I'll do it again.
By cjon3s
From: Sterling, VA
Apr 25, 2013

Great protection, solid rock and a killer view. A perfect intro to crack climbing.