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Pratt's Crack/Dihedrals Area
The most obvious and popular side-canyon in Pine Creek. This area offers the highest concentration of established quality routes and clean cracks including Chuck Pratt's title offwidth. Other sub-areas found here are the Mustache Wall, Ministry Wall, and the Oser Wall. Route development here has exploded in the last 5 years, and the potential for more is overwhelming.
Turn right off Pine Creek Rd. after 7.7 miles onto a dirt road across from the campground. The road forks immediately- take the right side and drive up a couple hundred yards to the parking area. Hike into the canyon.
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Queen of the Heartbreaks 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 130' Pratt's Crack/Dihedrals Are...
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Queen of the Heartbreaks 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Pratt's Crack/Dihedrals Are...
Scramble up to the ledge just below 'Sheila'. Use the belay bolt to protect the easy moves to the first bolt and deal with immediate arete cruxyness at the second bolt. Once you grab the jugs clip the third bolt and pull into the dihedral. Stem your way up the fun dihedral until it runs dry. When you get to the roof, pull around left and onto the face. Touch 'Sheila' for a brief moment and then head right. Climb forever on the amazing face using incredible little crimper jugs. After climbing 125...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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