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Strontium 90 

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

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Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 10, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Ninety Foot Wall (Left). The prominent crack on t...


A great 5.8 crack. Very obvious crack right of "Lost In Space"


Pro to 3 jn. or TR.

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By Hendo
From: Denver, CO
Jul 16, 2013

If you love handjams and love crack climbing, this climb is actually easier than the 5.7 to the left (Rentier).

By Court
Jul 21, 2013

I must not love hand jams or crack climbing (actually I know this), cause I found Rentier to be much much easier. Maybe it was the 90 degree day but the inside of the crack was slick as hell. I'm pretty sure I did better on One for the Road (10d).

By Mountain Matt
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 25, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

I tried this climb on TR when I was first learning how to climb. Flailed all over the place. I think I might have even punched the rock a few times. -not a good thing to make a habit of- Fail. Didn't make it up.
Finally made it back out to Tahoe a few years later and nailed it.
This crack loves gear. Take something a bit bigger for the top.

Great Climb! Have Fun.

On a side note, the crew next to us decided it would be a great idea to take a 24 pack up to the crag to drink and climb. I don't know about you, but I like to do my drinkin' after I climb. We didn't stick around to see how it turned out. Hopefully OK.
And hopefully this is not the standard for this crag...?

By Ima Fred Knot
From: Victoria, Seychelles
Sep 26, 2013

Yup it's the norm. I avoid that place at all costs. It's a noob magnet.