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Elevation: 4,000 ft 1,219 m
GPS: 33.94356, -116.07787
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Oct 15, 2002 · Updates
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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).

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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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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Lechlinski Cracks
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Waugh Crack
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Lechlinski Cracks
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Waugh Crack
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
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