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Short Wall - Right Side
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Afternoon Shakedown T 
Big Step T 
Chockstone Chimney T 
Donna T's Route T 
Double Crack T 
Gotcha Bush T 
Linda's Crack T 
Linda's Face T 
Morning Warm-Up T 
Out of Step T 
Right N Up T 
SOB T 
Steady Breeze T 
Tight Shoes T 
Toe Jam Express T 
Up to Heaven T 

Double Crack 

YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a [details]
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Submitted By: Orphaned on Jan 1, 2002

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Switching crack systems.

Description 

Double Crack is the prominent crack system about fifteen feet right of the low-angle chimney (Chockstone Chimney) located center-right on the Short Wall. Climb the crack to a step left, then continue to the top.


Protection 

Medium to large cams. Usually toproped, but could be an easy beginner lead as well. Bigger hands help.



Photos of Double Crack Slideshow Add Photo
My son on Double Crack.
My son on Double Crack.
"Double Crack". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: "Double Crack".
Photo by Blitzo.
Double Crack (L) and Toe Jam Express (R); shows relationship of climbs on Short Wall.
BETA PHOTO: Double Crack (L) and Toe Jam Express (R)@SEMICOLON...
At the top after a fun climb in the snow, 11/22/04.  Photo by Neale
At the top after a fun climb in the snow, 11/22/04...
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By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Nov 29, 2004
rating: 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c

ok for beginners

By Blitzo
Sep 29, 2006

A fun solo!

By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Mar 30, 2007

Maybe my favorite on this wall. Fun hands and crack switch.

By Mike Mu.
Apr 18, 2007

great for new leaders, better than toe jam express. great gear and jams the whole way, nice spot at top for larger cam anchor (camalot 3 and 4)

By Rodger Raubach
Sep 8, 2010
rating: 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a

Great crack for teaching beginners jamming technique. Very fun climb.