Login with Facebook
Piano Rock
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Balance Problem (aka Black Nipples) 
Piano Crack 

Piano Crack 

Hueco: V-easy Font: 3

Type:  Boulder, 23'
Consensus:  Hueco: V-easy Font: 3 [details]
Page Views: 856
Submitted By: Blitzo on Apr 26, 2008

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (11)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: "Piano Crack". Photo by Blitzo.


This is the crack in the center of the West Face. It�s about 5.8 and gets juggy near the top.



Photos of Piano Crack Slideshow Add Photo
Natalie Duran enjoying the view on Piano Rock
Natalie Duran enjoying the view on Piano Rock

Comments on Piano Crack Add Comment
Show which comments
By 72HW
Jan 19, 2009
rating: V-easy 3

This was the first real J-Tree problem I sent. I recall being freaked out and scared for my life as I moved onto the secure looking chicken heads towards the top, and was visibly shaking after topping out. That was nearly 2 years ago.

Went back this weekend to do the problem again, and while I was no longer scared for my life, I was a bit puzzled as to why such an easy problem has such a high pucker factor. Ring locks, fist jams and highsteps are the name of the game here, all of which come after the half way point on the problem.

Highly recommended!
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!