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Crux ?  Here or higher up on P2 ?
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Robert Hall
Jun 22, 2016
Crux ? Here or higher up on P2 ?  
Jon Po
Mahwah, NJ
Jon Po   Mahwah, NJ
good question haha Aug 12, 2016
Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
Yup..it is. When John Turner led the FA he would have had nothing but wooden wedges (mostly used for aid climbing in those days) to fit the crack(s) in this section; legend has it he just powered through, and this became known as the crux. With today's "plug 'em in and go" mid-sized cams being a perfect fit one has to wonder if the some-what 'wandering', thin, P2 climbing (whose cracks would have taken pins in 1959) isn't the crux. Certainly in terms of route-finding it is! Aug 13, 2016

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