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The Truman Crack
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|Type:||Trad, 180 ft|
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|Shared By:||Andy Busse on Nov 17, 2007|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
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DescriptionThe climb can be done in 1 or 2 pitches, as desired (total length 180').
Face climb up past a bolt to gain the crack system. Follow this crack up to major ledge for a natural belay. The route joins The Truman Motto here.
From the belay ledge follow the vertical crack up and right past the bulge through a series of parallel vertical cracks to gain a weakness below the headwall, follow this weakness and crack system up and left to a set of anchors.
LocationFrom the base of the Truman Tower, head up the gully 15', climber's left; The route begins with a few easy opening face moves with a bolt (Petzl hanger) to gain the obvious crack.
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