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Skinner's Roof 

Skinner's Roof 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

Type: Trad, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Todd Skinner
Season: morning shade, afternoon sun
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Submitted By: camhead on Jan 26, 2012
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Classic short roof crack. Easy climbing to ringlocks and thin hands over the roof, followed by more easy climbing.

There is high potential for the rope dropping DEEP into the crack if seconding/toproping. Easy walkoff around to the right.


It is pretty easy to locate this route as you walk through the field to White Lightning. Gradually pick your way up through boulders until you are at the base.


Crux is green camalot sized. Above the roof is perfect hands splitter to a very easy (5.6-ish?) offwidth. More hand/thin hand pieces for anchor.

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By bheller
From: SL UT
Sep 24, 2012

Beautiful natural roof crack- damn hard if you have big hands. If you feel solid on 3 camalot size hand jams, then don't bother.

Onsighted by Todd Skinner for the FA.