Type: Trad, 120 ft
FA: Bob Kamps and Richard Goldstone, August 7, 1968.
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Shared By: CURT LOVE on May 9, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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This is one of the best .10 crack climbs around. It has all sizes, starts off big and goes to fist, hand, and eventually bitchin finger locks.
Super Route


If you have ever climbed Classic Crack and looked across at Outer Outlet you have most likely seen this beautiful crack. Approach is the same for Jugs.


bear bones
two #4 camalots
two #3.5 camalots
two # 3 camalots
one #1,#2 camalots
set o nuts
A number 4.5 or five camalot would be nice for the bottom. You can sling a horn down low, and there is a fixed hex a little ways up. As always take a few more pieces if you dont care for sliding gear up a bit. Oh yeah no anchor up top but some nuts should do the job and the sit stance is fine for an old school body belay.


Poughkeepsie, NY
rgold   Poughkeepsie, NY
The first ascent was by Bob Kamps and Richard Goldstone, August 7, 1968.

We also climbed the chimney just left of the NOT. I recall perhaps a bit of 5.9. Not even remotely as good a route though. Feb 24, 2008
randy baum
Minneapolis, MN
randy baum   Minneapolis, MN
I found no anchors at the top. Does anyone know why there are none? Jul 15, 2008
1Eric Rhicard
1Eric Rhicard   Tucson
That is a good question? I am pretty sure the first bolt I ever drilled was on top of Nick. It would have been a ways back from the edge as was the custom back then. Forgot a hammer and spent thirty minutes using a rock as a hammer to drill it. Jul 15, 2008
Andy Busse
Rapid City, SD
Andy Busse   Rapid City, SD
The hex is MIA. Oct 7, 2008
Monica Jones
Bishop, CA
Monica Jones   Bishop, CA
Wild. Only had two #4's and a 4.5" cam for almost the entire route. At the very top I got some smaller pieces in. Walked pieces and downclimbed a couple times to retrieve big pieces to place higher. Really cool crack, such a beautiful splitter. Classic. Sep 17, 2010
Rapid City, SD
ShanJ2me   Rapid City, SD
Spot on with “bare bones” Curt! I used 5
"New" #4 cammalots, 1 #5, 2 #3's a #2, a.5 and #10 stopper. What can I say I'm a Gear head!! Great route. WIDE! Jun 3, 2017