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Crossway 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 170'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: August 27, 2009
New Route: Yes
Season: July-Sept.
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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Aug 29, 2009

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Jay Harrison on the FA of crossway.

Description 

P1 5.6 G 140': Climb the R-facing corner, stepping up and left, following cracks and corners, reaching a distinctive, clean crack line heading straight up to the "Attic", a ledge with fixed anchors.
P2: 5.6 G 30': Hand-traverse left to a chimney and either ascend this or make a further step left under a spooky overhang, then up clean rock to the top.
Currently, this route is very dirty. Cleaned up, it would be a great way to access the Attic Anchor to TR other routes.

Location 

50' R of the lowest point of the crag, at a small alcove at a R-facing corner.

Protection 

Standard modern rack with a full range of cams to 3 1/2"


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By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
Jul 10, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Great climb for leading to the anchors for Second Job and other climbs at BAW.