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False Lieback 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: John Wolfe & Dick James, December 1968
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Jun 23, 2007

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North side of Cap Rock, showing False Lieback.

Description 

This climbs the big right-facing corner on the Northeast Face.

Protection 

Pro to 2".


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"False Lieback". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: "False Lieback".
Photo by Blitzo.
Lower contrast beta photo, shows the face and crack better.
BETA PHOTO: Lower contrast beta photo, shows the face and crac...
Looking down from the top. The route is the lower crack system.
BETA PHOTO: Looking down from the top. The route is the lower ...

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By Doug99
Dec 9, 2010
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Fun route to practice hand and fist jams.
By Mary Moser
May 22, 2011
rating: 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c

For some reason I felt this climb was a LOT easier than Nutcracker. It felt like a 5.2 rating to me. This would be an excellent climb for a beginner leader since there is pro everywhere.
By Rob Selter
From: running springs Ca
Feb 28, 2012

great route to introduce someone to basic crack climbing.
By RNclimber
From: Riverside, Ca
Dec 26, 2012
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

such a fun climb for the grade. I used a #3 to protect the crux for me.