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Crack (right of Interface) 
Deck Chairs on the Titanic 
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Of Sound Mind and Body 
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Pee Into the Wind 
Pee on Dee 
Pee on Me 
Protection From the Virus 
Punkin Puss & Mushmouse aka Bow of the Titanic 
Right of Interface 
Solo Route aka Life Raft 
Thick Crust 
Tiny Face 
Tiny Pillar 
Top Rope Face (aka Rising Passion) 
Unknown Crack 
Unknown Crack (Right of The Virus) 
Unknown left of Left Slab 
Unknown Route 
Variation to The Virus 
Virus, The 
Volobee (aka Jolobee) 
Wide Crack 
Windy Days 

Wide Crack 

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

Type: Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Berks? Trout? Nelson? Wright?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 21, 2013
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This is the wide crack to the right of Volobee (aka Jolobee). It is probably of limited interest to most climbers, but there are some offwidth bits that help you keep grounded.

Wander up easy scrambling or take the obvious arete (unprotected) to the base of the wide crack. Move up the crack where you will find it harder if you use only crack technique. Up near the top, the crack flares and begs you to armbar. Top out on the ledge right of Volobee (aka Jolobee).


This is to the right of Volobee (aka Jolobee).


Bring wide gear to possibly Bigbros or #5 (old style) Camalot or toprope it.

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A close view of the route.
A close view of the route.
Looking down from about 3/4s of the way up.
Looking down from about 3/4s of the way up.
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By Jay Eggleston
From: Littleton
May 6, 2013

This line is somewhat fun, but I don't recommend it unless you have done everything else in the area. If you only use the crack, and not the face, it will feel harder than 5.7.