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Lechlinski Crack Formation

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Submitted By: M.Morley on Oct 15, 2002
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Description 

Drive approximately 4.5 miles south along Geology Tour Road (dirt, but 4WD not necessary) from Sheep Pass Loop Road and park in turnout on right. Backtrack along road for a quarter mile to a formation that lies just east of the road and can be identified by the twin "cracks" on the SW face. These are the Lechlinski Cracks. Routes of note are the Lechlinski Cracks (5.9) and Waugh Crack (5.10b).


Getting There 

Drive approximately 4.5 miles south along Geology Tour Road (dirt, but 4WD not necessary) from Sheep Pass Loop Road and park in turnout on right. Backtrack along road for a quarter mile to a formation that lies just east of the road and can be identified by the twin "cracks" on the SW face. These are the Lechlinski Cracks.


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Lechlinski Cracks   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Robert MacKinnon enjoys The Lechlinski Cracks.  Photo: Mike Morley

Lechlinski Cracks 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Lechlinski Crack Formation
Scramble up boulders to base of route. The route is identified by twin "cracks", although the left crack is more of a flake. The crux is low off the ground. Great jamming above.Descend via rapping off flake slung with webbing and one quicklink. Webbing needs replacement as of 10/1/02....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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