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Hand Crack  

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c PG13

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: patrick donahue on Mar 15, 2010

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The obvious crack on the south face, which is the face that is visible from the approach. A hard start leads to easier grounds.


South face.


Trad gear, cams and nuts work best.
Two bolts at top for anchor and rap.

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By Bjorn
From: Near Joshua Tree
Oct 22, 2010

I'm puzzled as to how the protection situation on this crack could be thought of as anything but G.
By patrick donahue
From: Gunnison, Colorado
Oct 25, 2010

See when I did the rating on this one, I was between G and PG-13 for gear, and then I realized that I found it quite easy to find bomber gear if you have a standard trad rack up to size 3/4 cams.
By Max Dismukes
From: North Quincy, MA
Oct 29, 2014
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

G for sure, it takes whatever you got and you only need a couple pieces. This climb is a blast! I left a rapid link on the newer, good bolt on top to rap from, please don't take it!

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