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Routes in (05) The Open Face Wall

Learning to Lead Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Opie Ate for the Masses S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rueben S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sideshow Rodeo S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Tuna Melt S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Alexander Nees on Nov 5, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Access Issue: Mentmore Adopt-a-Crag Cleanup, August 18/19, 2018 Details


This crack isn't very diverting for an experienced climber, as it's very low-angle on HUGE face holds (no jamming required). But it's perfect for a first trad lead. The rock is good for Mentmore, being varnished inside the crack, there are endless hands-free stances to fiddle nuts into the crack, and it's short. Run it out or sew it up, whatever you feel comfortable with.


The obvious, right-leaning crack that splits the Open Face Wall from top to bottom.


A small selection of trad gear up to about 2 inches ought to be fine. There is a 2-bolt anchor at the top.



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