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Total Darkness 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Jack Marshall, Sam Owings
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Submitted By: Tristan B on Oct 12, 2009

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Fun TR for new climbers

Description 

Crack right in the middle of the Tombstones. Jugs on the sides and good feet on the sides too. Be comfortable with trad leading at this grade because none of the gear was that solid.

Location 

The crack in the middle of the Tombstones

Protection 

#3 cam, #2 cam, and #1 cam. 2 open cold shuts at the top left.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Photo/topo for The Tombstones, Horseman's Center
BETA PHOTO: Photo/topo for The Tombstones, Horseman's Center

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By C Miller
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Jan 11, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Climbs a fist crack to offwidth with plentiful face holds on either side, which means you can face climb around the crack if so inclined, to a balancy move out left to the anchors.
By duh
Mar 17, 2016

Sam and I climbed, named and installed the top anchors, when we put in the other main routes on the wall in the early 90's. However, given that it is a short, easy crack with a walk off, it is unclear if we did the fa.

First recorded ascent. Jack Marshall, Sam Owings

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