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Return of the Crocks
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Routes in L Crags (Sinister Slab Area)
|Dedication. T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Faith Hope and Clarity T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R|
|Just Dreams T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R|
|No Where To Run T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Persistence. T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c|
|Return of the Crocks T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R|
|Seduction of Stone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R|
|Sinister Slab T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Slabtastic T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R|
|Type:||Trad, 630 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Paul Ross, Layne Potter (var leads)|
|Page Views:||416 total, 3/month|
|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Mar 12, 2005|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionReturn of the Crocks. II 5.8RStarts at the southern end of the Sinister Slab formation at the top of the talus wave. The third pitch is an obvious slim left facing corner in the center of the face.Cairn marks the start. Nice climbing good situations.
P1). Climb a shallow groove then up an easy slab to another larger groove to double anchors above a flake on the left. 190'5.2.
P2) Straight up to a 50'traverse right that leads to the foot of the left facing corner with double anchors. 150'5.4.
P3) Up the corner to anchors at its top. 130'5.6.
P4) The angle steepens. Climb to a bolt at 20' then runout up the slab to good ledge and anchors . 160'5.8R.
4th class from here about 800' to the summit of the slab.
Descent: 4th class to top of pitch 4 then 3 raps to the ground.