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Owl Crack 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Devin Fin on Jun 12, 2012
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Description 

tight hands in a corner #1's to golds#2 to a bulge wear it widens a little to blue#3 a small flair at the top that may take a#4 (if you want) an then yer at the anchor. the name of this climb is due to the fact that a owl lives in the cave at the top.


Location 

left of the naked an the dead up on a big stack of boulders. scramble up an enjoy a little zone long forgotten about..after you jam this gem you wont forget. edit: if you have a 4 legged friend their is a touch of 4th class to reach the climb an said nice hang.


Protection 

3 #1camlots 3 #2camlots mabey a #4 if yea got soft hands tape



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By Doug Fulford
Apr 1, 2014

Great route. It seems to correspond to route #1 in the guidebook. Best to approach it from the left - easy, but exposed scrambling. The route is actually only ~80'.

By Devin Fin
From: DURANGO
Apr 2, 2014

Doug how did the anchor's look i need to get up there an revamp them IIRC?

By Doug Fulford
Apr 2, 2014

Hey Devin neither my wife or I noticed anything sketchy about this anchor. However, both Anunnaki and Closed Course have one new-looking but loose (can wiggle it with your fingers - zoiks!) bolt. Thanks for posting all the beta here, and also for the new routes and anchor replacement you've been doing.

By Devin Fin
From: DURANGO
Apr 3, 2014

thanks Doug for the input ... an thank you for the props on the work i have been doing.... cheers DF