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Five Eight Crack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Jun 21, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: The climb is in the center.

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Follow the lichenous, somewhat crumbly crack system, pulling over a slight bulge near the top.


Start right of Up Above It and the small, short roof extending to its right. I don't believe this is the wider crack on the far right of the face, which actually looked better from the ground.

Walk off the back of the crag.


Gear to 3", no bolted anchors.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Sep 24, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I don't think this deserves a bomb, but it is not great. Maybe a good warm-up for the crag, but it is not a destination climb. The crux is near the top, and the rest felt about 5.7 in difficulty.

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