Type: Sport, TR
FA: [Randy Farris, FFA]
Page Views: 2,711 total · 11/month
Shared By: Patrick Vernon on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Access Issue: Peregrine nesting closure - through 7/31/20 Details
Access Issue: Season raptor closures Details

Description

This is a great lieback, hand, finger, crack on a boulder southeast of the descent from the Book. After descending the third class rock sections of the Book, walk 50 yards south east to find a 40 foot boulder with a right slanting bolted flaring crack on its west side.

This route can be toproped clipping the bolts for directionals. The crux occurs right off the ground with hard 5.12 liebacking to gain the flared crack. The crack itself is also solid 5.12 with sequential thin hand jams and a pumpy 5.11 finish. A great route. Tape up!

Protection

Ironically this is a bolted crack; at Lumpy Ridge no less. Some day this may be led on natural pro, it is certainly possible for all except the first twenty feet.

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