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Diagonal Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Billy Bisswanger 1987
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Jan 10, 2007

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Matt poised to move over to the start of the Diago...


Climb the arete on the left side of the walkup. Head up and left in the diagonal crack, which starts 15 feet up. Follow it on good rock to the top.


On the right wall of the White Trash area, this is the diagonal crack just left of the walkup. Start on the left arete of the walkup.


Gear to 3". Rap on trees or walkdown. There may be bolts now.

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Rock Climbing Photo: before it got weird
before it got weird
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin gets ready to make the transition from the c...
Kevin gets ready to make the transition from the c...

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By C. Archibald
Aug 8, 2012

This is a really fun route. Just as great as Albino Rhino, Poison Ivy, and Boston Rag.
By Drew Nevius
From: Oklahoma
Oct 29, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

There is now a bolted anchor with rap rings for this route.
By Spenser Bolte 1
From: Abilene, Texas
Mar 27, 2014

Nuts down lower and smaller cams up to #2 above. Be careful placing nuts, I've never once climbed this (and I've done it several times) where my first piece didn't pop after moving 2 or 3 pieces above it. Make sure it's lengthened properly.

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