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John's Crack 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, TR, 18'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Crack Addict on Jun 1, 2006

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Enjoy the steep jams at the bottom to a crux bulge move and then easier climbing above. A fun route as part of a circuit or as a warm-up for other quality climbs in the area.


John's Crack (East side) shares the crack with Manuel's Horror (West side). Get down by a short hop off the Northwest corner.


A crash pad or big cams to set up an anchor.

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By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Feb 3, 2007
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This route can be led if you don't want to TR or solo it. Medium cams to lead. Big ones for the anchor as has been said.
By Dan S
From: grass valley
Aug 23, 2010

easy solo. a little heady
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