Elevation: 8,458 ft
GPS: 40.406, -105.534 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jonathan Siegrist on May 12, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: 2021 Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

This is a sub-section of the Book, including routes on the climbers right of the Book and surrounding areas, including some routes featured on large boulders below the J-Crack Slab. The title route, J-Crack, is perhaps one of the most popular and classic climbs on all of Lumpy Ridge. This area also features such amazing climbs as Thindependence (5.10c), Loose Ends (5.9) and Pear Buttress (5.8). The final route included in this area to the climbers left would be Monkey on a String (5.12). See the Pages Wall Area for routes further left on the Book.

Getting There

Hike as you would to the Book. Break right towards the base of the cliff. J-Crack looks just as it sounds- the area surrounding this climb is the J-Crack Slab. Several climbs also exist on large boulders below that include their own specific directions.

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Classic Climbing Routes at J-Crack Slab Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 139
The Cave Exit
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 17
The Campground
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 535
Pear Buttress
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Fender
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 243
Loose Ends
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Thinstone
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 94
Femp
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 28
Endless Crack
Trad 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 281
J-Crack
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 55
Visual Aids
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 52
Thindependence
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 24
Stretch Marks
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
The Adventures of B-Dog
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Monkey on a String
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Cave Exit
 139
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The Campground
 17
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Pear Buttress
 535
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Fender
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Loose Ends
 243
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Thinstone
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Femp
 94
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Endless Crack
 28
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
J-Crack
 281
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Visual Aids
 55
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Thindependence
 52
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Stretch Marks
 24
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
The Adventures of B-Dog
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Monkey on a String
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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