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Curvy Crack 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Jun 30, 2002

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Description 

Located between Crack A No Go and the sport climb Big Shot. This curved finger crack splits the a near-verical face after an overhanging bouldery start.For some reason its not mentioned at all in Carville's book despite the fact that it's pretty hard to miss.

Protection 

Pro to one inch, shares top anchors with Crack A No Go.


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By 426
Mar 6, 2007

We always called this the "Question Mark" crack...kind of a trickly lead.
By Lurker
Mar 13, 2012

Also heard it called "Question Mark" crack. Gear is definitely funky...should be a very solid leader at the grade if tackling this one.
By Patrick Mulligan
May 16, 2012

The only place for 1" pro is in the boulder problem getting off the ground and maybe the horizontal hand traverse below the main crack. RPs, offsets, stoppers to #5, micro TCU's, and ballnuts are all that will work in the main portion of the crack.
By 213blc
From: THA WEST COAST
Sep 3, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Short but excellent!
By Weston L
From: Summerlin, NV
Sep 4, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Some of the best-feeling movements I have done at Donner