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Titan's Dice S 

The Grafenburg Crack 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tom Howard, Rick Thompson 1985
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Submitted By: Chris Hillios on May 4, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Evan Kennedy climbing just past the crux on Granfe...

Description 

Follow 25' Handcrack to ledge. Move Right to Layback flake ancd continue to top. Either move left on slabby face at top or trend right to easier ground.

Makes a good climb out.




Location 

About 5 routes left of Fantasy Roof area.

Protection 

Takes everything from small TCU to BD 3. Bolted anchor.


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By Kyle Hartung
Jun 30, 2016

This route is quite fun - plenty of options for gear and an interesting crux in the middle. I didn't see the bolted anchors trending up and a bit left on the headwall, so I topped out at a pine tree. There are anchors to the left of the large pine near the top.

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