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The Y Crack Area

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5.11 Problem, The TR 
Butthole Express T,S 
Chimney T 
Flake, The T 
Hairy Airy T 
Route 56 T 
Y Crack, The T,TR 

The Y Crack Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.16204, -117.05318 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Marc Kajut, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Feb 28, 2006
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The Area 

This is first section of climbs encountered via the hiking trail into the area. On ones left is the namesake route, the striking OW crack in the center of the face.

Getting There 

Just as one hikes up the trail from the road, this formation is visable. The trail continues along its base. Approach on a slow day is 2 minutes (!).

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Y Crack Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Y Crack Area:
The Flake   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad   
The Y Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   
Butthole Express   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport   
Hairy Airy   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 35'   
The 5.11 Problem   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     TR   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The 5.11 Problem

The 5.11 Problem 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : San Diego County : ... : The Y Crack Area
This climb is between Butthole Express and the Y Crack. There is nice arching undercling extending left from the Y Crack. This problem ascends the face that is the leftmost under this undercling and mantling over. One can take the undercling over to the Y crack for fun. Aftermoves go easy via a right finger crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Adam Stackhouse
Mar 21, 2006
There are a couple of boulders on the top of the Y Crack that offer some moderate bouldering.

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