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Routes in f. Cramped Face

Blockhead T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Cramped Thumb T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Cramped Thumb Direct T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Director Overhang T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Higher Than I T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Loose Block T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a PG13
Loose Block Direct T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Shalestorm T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Type: Trad, 130 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Dave Ainsley and John Meyers (1977)
Page Views: 293 total, 3/month
Shared By: Tim Schafstall on May 16, 2008
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Kyle Stapp

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Description

Dirty and uninspiring, even by Stover Standards.
P1 - Climb the cracks to a dirty ledge. Walk left about 25 feet to a belay tree at the right edge of the Cramped Thumb face.

P2 - Climb the left-facing corner directly behind the tree to the ceiling. Clear the ceiling (old piton above) and continue up the grungy face to the top.

Location

At prominent vertical cracks (one very wide) on the right side of the Cramped Thumb face and just off the trail.

Protection

Standard Rack. PG13/R.

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Larry S
Easton, Pennsylvania
Larry S   Easton, Pennsylvania
The middle of this route is pretty good. The rest of it is probably a safari (ie - overgrown). My buddy and I cleaned it up about 2 or 3 years ago and led it up to the ledge about 30' from the top. The rock from there up is pretty rotten looking, so we rapped. Nov 23, 2010