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Super Crack 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: N. Brash, C. Basham, 1980
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Submitted By: Kris Gorny on Apr 20, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Super Crack. Fall, 2001.

Description 

One of the very best climbs of the grade at the New. Continuously difficult. Use longer slings at the bottom roof to avoid rope drag higher up. Save your strength and #1 and #2 cams for the crux up top. Some spectacular whippers from the very last moves have been seen.

Location 

Just to the right of the yellow face with the bolted Gun Club there's a corner with a prominent crack in it. This is the climb.

Protection 

Small and hand size cams, and a set of nuts provide excellent pro. Bolted anchor.


Photos of Super Crack Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Near the top photo by Mike Turner
Near the top photo by Mike Turner
Rock Climbing Photo: Eben and Ange on Supercrack
Eben and Ange on Supercrack
Rock Climbing Photo: View from the top of Supercrack. 10/9/2010
View from the top of Supercrack. 10/9/2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Stemming and jamming. Supercrack 10/15
Stemming and jamming. Supercrack 10/15

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By Ed Wade
From: Hermann, MO
Oct 28, 2015

A single 70m will get you down to your packs. A 60m will not. You will need to rap to the ledge by the start of Transcendence and walk back around. This climb is roughly 120ft. Anchors are up and left after you mantle up on the ledge. Very nice to have a BD 1 & 2 for the top.

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