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Fucoidal Quartzite
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Adios Amigos S 
Begging For Bolts S 
Black Knight S 
Butt Ball T,TR 
Cannonball S 
Cling or Swing S 
Community Effort S 
Cushions T,S 
Dream Realized S 
Drilling In The Dark S 
Flying Outhouse S 
Gill's Grace T 
Illusions S 
Illusions Extension 1 S 
Illusions Extension 2 S 
Jam Crack T 
Lieback Crack T 
Limestone Cowboy S 
Man and Woman S 
Mighty Mouse T,S 
Mission Statement S 
Nebulous Precision  S 
Not S 
Pansy, The S 
Super Cannon Ball S 
Tennis Ball S 
Terminalogical Inexactitude S 
Tiny Toons T 
Tooth and Nail S 
Unsorted Routes:

Lieback Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Brian Hestetune on Mar 23, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: the farthest climb uphill on the right side of the...

Description 

Scramble up 15-20 ft on easy terrain that can be 'protected' by a BD#3. The next 20 ft feature a fun mostly finger size crack. After the crack, go left around a small tree, up, and traverse right to the anchors for Black Knight. Great route! If only it was longer with more crack.

Location 

In the gully between the two main areas of Fucoidal. On the upcanyon side, go two bolt lines left of Cushions. Look for the obvious dihedral starting high to the left of the bolts ( The bolts are Black Knight, a featureless looking 12).

Protection 

#3 can 'protect' the scramble (possibly stopping you from rolling down the hill after you hit the ground). One wide pod fits a #2-#3, otherwise a nut set or small cams (<=.75) are sufficient. Typical, hard to place Logan Canyon limestone. Chain anchors.


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By joslstap
Mar 29, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Super fun finger crack. Wish it was a bit longer.