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Elephant's Trunk 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a Hueco: V0+ Font: 4+

   
Type:  Trad, TR, Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Nov 7, 2006  with updates from Jason Y.

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BETA PHOTO: Elephant's Trunk (5.10a/b)

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Description 

While this might not technically be in the Masters Area, it is in the vicinity. At the water tank, this boulder is on the right hand side of the road, set down the hill a bit. Tough start.

Protection 

Gear for TR, but this is a boulder problem for most.


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Face problem (5.6) on the backside of the Elephant's Trunk
BETA PHOTO: Face problem (5.6) on the backside of the Elephant...
This wasn't meant to be a "foreground in focus" only shot.  Nevertheless, this what one sees of Elephant's Trunk (5.10a/b) from the road.
BETA PHOTO: This wasn't meant to be a "foreground in focus" on...

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By G.McCay
From: San Diego, CA
Mar 27, 2007
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  V-easy 3

Goodness guys, this is the definition of a 5.9 crack! This doesn't compare with Robbins Crack's bottom section crux at 5.10a.
By snowey
Mar 10, 2008

If you sit start on the crack, it probably adds a letter grade or two of difficulty.
By atp
From: Clairemont Mesa, CA
Jun 26, 2011
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  V0-1 4+

Interesting movment but good problem, compared to other woodson 5.10a the stand start for this problem feels a little harder... sit start feels closer to a woodson 5.11 in my opinion.
By sdrockstar81
From: el cajon, CA
Jul 22, 2014

Ya Gary I kinda agree, execept for the fact that the start is a little over-hung. 5.9+ for me... def doesn't even come close to robbins. Sorry but even with the sit-start, no way its a 5.11, But I suppose thats the beauty of trying to rate something... lol