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The Grafenbeg Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown (Please let me know if you have history on this)
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Submitted By: Chris Hillios on May 4, 2008
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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 

Trad.



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By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Dec 3, 2009
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

Very nice varied climb with a thin, thought provoking move in the middle. Fun, easy finish.

FA: Tom Howard and Rick Thompson, October 1985

By Greg Sudlow
From: PA
Apr 23, 2010

Great climb with PG protection. Height is closer to 80 ft. Break left at top to reach anchors above The Diddler (5.10a). From those anchors you can TR The Diddler or set a directional and TR Idiotsyncracies (5.11b). Both are good climbs.

By Jake Jones
From: The Eastern Flatlands
Sep 3, 2013

It's The GrafenBERG Crack I think. FA Tom Howard and Rick Thompson 1985.