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Routes in Lower Falls Amphitheatre

Annie's Arete T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bear Huggy Arete S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Bear-Huggy Arete S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Blackout T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Dagger T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dark Star T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Guiding Light T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lightweight Guides T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Nanbeeb T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Podium, The T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Powerslave T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Super Hands T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ten Years After T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Unknown Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: caughtinside on Jan 31, 2007
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Stellar crack that is perfect hands nearly the entire way up, before narrowing to fingers. Plentiful face holds, and excellent feet. ASCA 2 bolt anchor.

I understand these amplitheater climbs are not in the current version of the guide because the park service is trying to keep climbing a little lower profile right next to the falls, their biggest attraction?

Location

In the falls amplitheater, on the east facing wall. Obvious handcrack with 2 bolt anchor, 40' south of lightweight guides.

Protection

gear to 2"

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darkmeat
Fort Collins, Colorado
darkmeat   Fort Collins, Colorado
Ranger Crack:) Nov 20, 2014
Osprey Overhang   ...
 
Dave, keep it listed as Super Hands. Ranger Crack makes it sound like it should be at the Manure Pile. Sep 9, 2013
Salamanizer suchoski
Vacaville Ca.
Salamanizer suchoski   Vacaville Ca.  
Dave, the name of this route is Ranger Crack. Please change it. SSSSuper hands sounds way too metro ;) Sep 9, 2013
Bryan G
Yosemite
Bryan G   Yosemite
The arete just to the right is a fun toprope somewhere in the 5.10+/5.11- range... Feb 12, 2012
Yosemitesam  
 
Been living in Yosemite for a while. This climb goes by the name Ranger Crack. Oct 21, 2010