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Farewell to Arms 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Karl Hammer, John Hoffman, 1976.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Nov 11, 2006

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Angie Price @ crux. Thin hands/loose fingers for s...

Description 

This is the pumper crack on the left of the East Face. It leans slightly left.


Protection 

Pro to 3"



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By 426
Mar 8, 2007

Don't miss this if you like steep hand cracks!

By Tyler Logan
From: Bishop, CA
Mar 24, 2008

Fitting name. It definitely gets pumpy towards the end!

By Karsten
From: Sacramento, CA
Jun 8, 2009

Great description Blitzo. This climb is not to be missed!

By BruceB
From: Reno, NV
Jul 4, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I found the crux (upper finger crack) really tough to lead through. It takes pro well, but stopping to place it saps all your strength. The crack is rounded over so it's tough to lay back, and the crack is off-finger for me so is hard to get good finger locks.
Strenuous for sure!