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Routes in Lechlinski Crack Formation

Black Nipple Fetish T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crazy Xenoliths S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Keith's 10,000 Girlfriends S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Keith's Ripped Back S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lechlinski Cracks T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Roberts Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
S Crack, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Waugh Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Description

Drive approximately 4.5 miles south along Geology Tour Road (dirt, but 4WD not necessary) from Sheep Pass Loop Road and park in turnout on right. Backtrack along road for a quarter mile to a formation that lies just east of the road and can be identified by the twin "cracks" on the SW face. These are the Lechlinski Cracks. Routes of note are the Lechlinski Cracks (5.9) and Waugh Crack (5.10b).

Getting There

Drive approximately 4.5 miles south along Geology Tour Road (dirt, but 4WD not necessary) from Sheep Pass Loop Road and park in turnout on right. Backtrack along road for a quarter mile to a formation that lies just east of the road and can be identified by the twin "cracks" on the SW face. These are the Lechlinski Cracks.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lechlinski Crack Formation

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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Keith's Ripped Back
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lechlinski Cracks
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Waugh Crack
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Keith's Ripped Back 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Lechlinski Cracks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Waugh Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
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