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Rubble Trouble Direct 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Rick Kollath
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Submitted By: Kris Gorny on Dec 15, 2006

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Paul Wagner about to finish up


Best 5.9 at the crag. Clean finger crack. The crux is committing to the slightly overhanging initial section. Nice exposure.


Set up an anchor and rap to the large ledge with trees. The route starts to the right of the left-leaning block on a large flake. After climbing the flake, the 5.9 crack branches off to the right and onto the face.


Small to medium nuts and cams.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Krista Diez topping out on Rubble Trouble Direct, ...
Krista Diez topping out on Rubble Trouble Direct, ...
Rock Climbing Photo: A good shot of the crux crack
BETA PHOTO: A good shot of the crux crack
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux
The crux

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By schojess
Sep 21, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Harder than it feels; great route, wonderful rock; easy TR as well.
By jmbarnes
Aug 26, 2013

A must do. Alone worth the 30-40 minute hike. Rattly fingers to hands during the 2 or 3 move mildly overhanging crux. Your reward is more splitter hand crack on low angle terrain for 20 feet to the top. Great climb for the new crack climber.

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