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Wallaby Crack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Oct 18, 2003

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Anne Carrier, bouldering start of Wallaby Crack, 1...


This is the first crack system on the left side of the east face. It becomes a chimney near the top. It's has a strenuous start. All in all a good warm-up for a day's climbing.


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By Woody Stark
Jun 12, 2003

"Wallaby Crack" is a wee bit more difficult than 5.8.
By C Miller
Feb 9, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Surprisingly good moves and the short approach makes this a worthwhile tick.
By Blitzo
Sep 8, 2006

Tricky start.
By Mark L
Apr 30, 2007

Tricky overhung start to get your feet 6' up (feels 5.8+) but moves to solid jams for the next 20 feet. Then the typical josh "what the he!!" sets in at a OW maybe 40' up. If you have a 4-5" piece and longs arms set something way back in the offwidth and hope your second can get it out. OW or semi-stem up another 8' or so and get to the top crack to set some good hand sized pieces for belay.
By Rodger Raubach
Nov 18, 2013
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

The start (first 10 feet) is harder than 5.8; I'd give it a 5.9- and is strenuous.
By MaxQ
From: plain sight
Mar 31, 2014

iz so fun to LinkZen traverse into SoLow, no? Jah.
By Griffin Costello
From: San Francisco
Dec 1, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

not that much fun. awkward flarring crack. small chimney.

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