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Routes in The Y Crack Area

5.11 Problem, The TR 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Butthole Express T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Chimney T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Flake, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Hairy Airy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Route 56 T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Y Crack, The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Elevation: 1,136 ft
GPS: 33.162, -117.053 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Adam Stackhouse on Feb 28, 2006
Admins: Marc Kajut, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

The Area

This is first section of climbs encountered via the hiking trail into the area. On ones left is the namesake route, the striking OW crack in the center of the face.
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Getting There

Just as one hikes up the trail from the road, this formation is visable. The trail continues along its base. Approach on a slow day is 2 minutes (!).

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Y Crack Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
The Flake
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Y Crack
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Butthole Express
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hairy Airy
Trad
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
The 5.11 Problem
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Flake 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
The Y Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Butthole Express 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Hairy Airy 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The 5.11 Problem 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c TR
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There are a couple of boulders on the top of the Y Crack that offer some moderate bouldering. Mar 21, 2006

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