North Country Crack
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A shady view of "North Country"
A clearly defined vertical crack system that just begs you to scramble up!
The crux might be getting off the ground. Higher up you contend with an off-fingers sized crack, and footholds that disappear under little bulges.
This is on the south side of the "third buttress" (counting from the North).
Gear to 1.5".
After the first ten or fifteen feet you can get great gear at less-than-body-length intervals (even if you are very short).
A bit further along
Burt takes a lap on "North Country Crack."
|Comments on North Country Crack
|By Mark Kauz|
From: Madison, WI
Jul 12, 2010
You beat me to it! I came in to work early to look up the location of this, and you had already put it up. Nice little climb.
|By Andy Hansen|
From: Longmont, Colorado
Jul 13, 2010
There's a good 5.10 to the left of this climb using only face holds and neither crack to the left or right.
|By Trad Nanny|
Apr 13, 2011
The hard start bumped it down to 3 stars for me. It would be a good beginner lead with all that pro.