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Routes in Y-Crack Boulder

Chockstones on my Mind T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Corona Club S,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Jam on Jam T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Send it T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Short But Nasty T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Short But Sweet T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tasha's Tower T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Timed Release T A3
Turtle Piss S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Y Crack T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Pete Hickman on Nov 18, 2007
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

A good climb for beginning crack climbers because the crack is pretty smooth on the inside and is easy on the hands.

Location

On opposite side of boulder from the Y crack, big crack running up right hand side to the right of two bolt Corona Club climb. North side of boulder.

Protection

medium cams, neighborhood of .75 C4 I think. Two rap anchors, two hangers on top of boulder so you can set a top rope if you lead one of the other climbs on the boulder.

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Sam Joe Carl
Phoenix, AZ
Sam Joe Carl   Phoenix, AZ
Hardest 5.5 I think I've ever climbed. Gets a bit off-widthy in sections. The gear is good, and i even managed to get a couple medium sized nuts in. Hard climbing for about the first half, then it turns into a hike. Feb 6, 2017
Dan Evans
Phoenix, AZ
  5.7
Dan Evans   Phoenix, AZ
  5.7
Couldn't help but laugh when I read the suggested 5.5 rating. Climb is awkward and fairly stout. Don't be fooled. Protects well and good jams can be found. I used a #4 C4 at the last wide section. Bring singles of .5 - #4 C4 and double up on .75/1 sizes. Nov 15, 2015
Tim Heid
AZ
  5.6
Tim Heid   AZ
  5.6
This climb was a bit awkward for me both times I've done it. Fun jams to a jug up high, but the feet are a little weird if you are trying to avoid having to jam them deep into the crack. Feb 10, 2010