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Chimney Crack T,TR 
Chimney Sweep TR 
Corner Route TR 
Fly, The TR 
Kermit Crack T,TR 
One Bolt TR 
Potato Head TR 
Secret of Foo TR 
Step Aside TR 
Step Up TR 
Tan Streak TR 
West Corner 

Step Aside 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Jody Langford on Jan 1, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: The Rockland area features a variety of climbs ran...


Follow the easy, right-leaning crack just right of the cleft (the beginning of Kermit Crack). About 15-18 feet up, begin angling left at a 45 degree angle towards a bulge. the bulge is smoother and more overhanging than you think. Go over the bulge and you are at the anchors.



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By Jody Langford
Mar 6, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The route shown on the good Topo Photo is "Step Aside Direct". The actual route "Step Aside" follows "Kermit Crack" initially before cutting across to the left.
By Floyd Hayes
Mar 22, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I thought it was a lot harder than 5.8.

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