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La Crack du plombier 

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

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Rick Parcel on Oct 14, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: First pitch of "La Crack du plombier"


Superb crack! It's a classic.
A third pitch can be done sport: left (dirty) or right 5.9'ish

Superbe fissure! C'est une classique
Une troisième longeur possible en sport: à gauche (sale) ou à droite environ 5.9


Center left of the cliff, starts on a 8 foot slab in a left facing corner, 15-20 feet right of a wide light coloured bolted crack, rap down with a 60m single rope in two pitch.

Centre gauche de la falaise, commence sur une dalle de 8 pieds dans un dièdre faisant face à gauche , 15-20 pieds à droite d'une pâle et large fissure équipée sport, desente en rappel sur corde simple de 60m en deux longueurs.


Single rack up to C4 #3, bolted belays

Ensemble simple de protection jusqu'a C4 #3, relais fixes

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By Padawan
From: Val David Qc
Oct 15, 2013
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Having done the third pitch many times(bolted line that requires a short right traverse to get to),i would rate it a good 5.9.
We will have to wait to see the equipper/opener's rating.
By Loulou
Oct 17, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

L1 ± 5.6
L2 ± 5.9
my feelling :)
By pico
From: Burnaby, BC
Jun 29, 2014

Goes up to a #4 bd.. especially in the crux. Made the mistake of racking up to 3 and whipping on a #2 placed at the entrance to the crux in the second pitch simply because the crack is wider then #3.....

May want to change your description....

Second pitch feels like a solid 5.9
By Padawan
From: Val David Qc
Sep 2, 2014
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

5.9???? Come on!!!
Crack du plombier(2e pitch) plus difficile que Sceptre,La voie de Fritz,M&M?
Pour moi un 5.9 c'est pas juste un petit move!!!
Pensez aux beaux 5.9 autour qui sont des classiques(non sandbags)...Marie,Face Ouest,Bastard.
Sortez du périmètre de la Montagne d'Argent un peu et vous verrez que les 9 méritent qu'on réfléchisse davantage,qu'on se pompe un peu,qu'on aie peur parfois...cessons de surcoter les voies pour ne faire du bien qu'à l'égo.
By Rick Parcel
Sep 6, 2014

Let's say L2; 5.8 unsustained
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