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Fear of Flying 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: ? (Guide book gives no credit)
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Submitted By: Mike C. Robinson on Aug 14, 2011
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About to move "into" the crack above


Amazing finger crack off the 1st pitch ledge of The Story of O
-Place gear at any point
-Great movement
-if only it were as long as Chitlins Corner :/


obvious and perfect finger crack on the head wall right of the second pitch for Story of O
(at top of P1 look right...can't miss it)


Micro to Finger
-Mid size at top and bottom (if you Really want to sew it up)

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By E thatcher
From: Plymouth/ North Conway (NH)
Aug 6, 2012

This climb is actually independent, starting to the right of the Story of O. It scrambles up some ledges with surprisingly fun jamming to a roof that is skirted to the left with a couple of thin face moves to establish in an awesome finger crack. A couple of reachy moves between locks gets you into a solid splitter that tops out at the first pitch belay of Story of O. You can stop here and make it two pitches, or continue up the gorgeous crack you mentioned and then left to the rappel anchors. Just climbing the short crack at the top would make you miss the definitive crux, and a lot of high quality climbing.

By climbinbob
Jul 19, 2013

So how high is this climb? It states on the page that it's 20'. Is that a misprint, or is this just a highball boulder problem? Thanks!