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Air Over Aries S 
Aires T 
Blockbuster T 
Breakfast of Champions T 
Great Northern Slab T 
Let's Go Bowling T,S 
Libra Crack T 
Marginal Karma T 
Nick O' Time T 
On the Verge S 
Pisces T 
Pretty Vacant S 
Roger's Corner T 
Sickle Crack T 
Sonic Reducer S 
Strength Through Bowling T 
Sugar Bear T 
Taurus T 
Terminal Preppie T,S 
Voyage to the Bottom of the Verge T 


YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Tom Bath on Dec 4, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Pisces is the straight, splitter hand crack locate...


This perfect splitter handcrack is really a continuation of Libra Crack but is often climbed by itself. To climb the crack w/o climbing Libra there are two options:
1. Climb the 5.0 gully past the giant rings and up the corner before traversing left to the base of the crack.
2. Climb the 5.4 corner above, and just left, of Blockbuster before traversing left past an arete to the base of the crack.


Right of the twin cracks above the giant ring anchors.


Gear to 2.5".

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By Don MacKenzie
From: Seattle, WA
May 31, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

I found the hardest move on this route to actually be the traverse left from the top of the 5.4 gully to reach the base of the handcrack.

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