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Purple Valley
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5.11 Jimmy and Spike Go Craggin' S 
A Way of Life S 
Big Crack T 
Burden of Dreams T 
Captain One Eye S 
Coffee Talk S 
Come In Your Lycra S 
Delusions of Grandeur S 
Electric Cowboy S 
Flaring Crack T 
Grunt T 
Hot Licks and Rhetoric T 
Into the Purple Valley T 
It Ain't Easy Bein Squeezy T 
Love Shack, The S 
Pebbly Poo T 
Pleasant Surprise T 
Shish-kebab T,TR 
Social Butterfly T 
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Flaring Crack 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Jul 27, 2010

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Randall top roping Flaring Crack

Description 

This is the flake/crack to the left of The Love Shack and the more beautiful sibling of Big Crack. Despite the name, this climb is rather nice. Unfortunately for your camming devices the crack flares IN and not out. This can be a problem if you're attached to your gear and not skilled at retrieving cams that have walked deep within the rock.

Location 

This is the obvious crack immediately left of The Love Shack. Stop on the ledge at bolt anchors and rappel.

Protection 

Small and medium gear. Make sure to sling them long to prevent walking.


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