Type: Trad
FA: Pat Ament and Jim Erickson
Page Views: 4,980 total · 25/month
Shared By: Fred Vanden Bergh on Oct 9, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Located on the southwest corner, just right of Skunk Crack. This is a great one pitch 5.10 with a low crux. Solid crack skills will be needed to get up the lower section, but the fun isn't over yet. An airy bulge move leads into exciting terrain up a featured, unprotected prow (this part may merit an 'S' rating, if you're not comfortable on unprotected 5.7). Place a directional at the top, and head to the right to belay/lower from anchors at the top of Curving Crack.

Protection

Small to medium aliens/cams and nuts. A blue alien fits perfectly in a slot on the upper section.

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This is a great route. The tough section down low has great finger locks and after a few moves the feet get better. Pulling the bulge is reminiscent of boulder problems you might find at the Spot. JGH Jul 9, 2003
Kudos to JGH for a clean ascent of Comeback Crack and for his insightful comments that really bring the route alive. "JGH" hits the nail on the head with "Comeback Crack is a great route". Keep the posts flowing JGH, I know I'll be "comin' back" for a look soon. Jul 14, 2003
I left two quickdraws at the top of this route on the chains last week. If someone picks them up I would love to get them back. I forgot them because my partner fell and got hurt. Thanks, returning gear is good karma! Nov 24, 2009