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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Randy Leavitt and Tony Yaniro, 1980
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 25, 2006
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This is a high quality, short, strenuous hand crack, starting with an overhang. It's in the shade most of the time.


an obvious hand crack at the left end of the crag


several hand-sized pieces + gear for an anchor

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By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Jan 4, 2014

Warm up for the crag....awkward getting started and what was told to be perfect hands up top were thin.