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Mirage (aka Right Crack) 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dan Hare and Allen Bradley, 1979?
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Submitted By: morkel on Nov 26, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: The rope is in the crack.

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  • Description 

    I thought this route climbed a little nicer than Left Crack. Nice jams, a little short, but steep and interesting.

    Location 

    This is on the right end of the ledge and right of where Left Crack and Jaguary start.

    Protection 

    While several #2 Friends would be useful, a variety from a #0.5 Camalot work fine. A #0.75 Camalot seemed to protect the most strenuous section very well.


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    By Rodger Raubach
    Dec 4, 2011
    rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

    The correct name for this climb is: Mirage, 5.9 according to the old Erickson guide. FA: Dan Hare and Allen Bradley, in 1979. I rated it as a 5.9+ when I climbed it back in the mid 1980s. I didn't think it was a 10 then....
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