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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: John Wolfe, Rich Wolfe, and Stu Harris, 1966
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on May 11, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Good picture of the route "Split, 5.6" on the Hidd...


This is a vertical hand crack with one small overhang, fairly exposed. This would be a good choice for a well-protected 5.6 trad lead. Rappel from the top.


ten feet right of Splotch


standard rack

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By Karl Rittger
From: Altadena, CA
Mar 25, 2013

This route is rated a 5.6 - but I think its actually harder then Sail Away that is rated 5.8-. The crux is just about where you see the horizontal crack on the right. Its sort of a bulging crack and the horizontal crack makes it discontinuous.

Thought I would start on this as a warmup for Sail Away, but in retrospect I should have just started on Sail Away.