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Super Crack 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Christian Venetz, 1998
Season: "same same"
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Submitted By: Tony B on Mar 24, 2007

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Description 

3 stars for the reputation and novelty, not for it's outstandingness as a climb itself. Speak aloud of doing it and a crowd may follow you to the base of this climb to watch. I scrounged gear to lead on and that is exactly what happened.
Climb up and right a few body-lengths to reach the beginning of the hard climbing, then start firing protection and clings to pass a few odd flakes and get established high in the crack. At eh very end, veer left to a bolted anchor.

Location 

This route is the left-trending cracks and flakes system on the right side of the big corner, facing more southwardly.

Protection 

fingers to fat fingers (.75"-1.5") and a few slings. Be mindful of some loose grains on the flakes due to lack of frequent travel.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Lindsay Fixmer leading Supercrack (no falls!) firs...
Lindsay Fixmer leading Supercrack (no falls!) firs...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Bubb a little higher on "Supercrack"...
Tony Bubb a little higher on "Supercrack"...
Rock Climbing Photo: After the crux but still a couple moves from the a...
After the crux but still a couple moves from the a...
Rock Climbing Photo: Karsten Delap onsighting Supercrack. It was dry an...
Karsten Delap onsighting Supercrack. It was dry an...
Rock Climbing Photo: Supercrack 5.11+
Supercrack 5.11+

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