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Adhesion TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Bat Crack Left T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Bat Crack Right TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bat Roof T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Bat Roof Direct TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Beginner's Cracks T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Candy Corn Boulder T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Chamberlin's Chimney T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fingerprint TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fly or Die TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Great Chimney TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Khazad Arete T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Parmesan Prints TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Popcorn T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
Rotten Face TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Squeeze Cheeze TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Test Piece T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Triscuit Rock TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unconquerable T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unconquerable Tunnel Through T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Whatchamadigit Crack T,TR 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c C2
Type: Trad, TR, Aid, 35 ft
FA: FFA: Chad Suchoski ca. 2006 (toprope)
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Shared By: W. Spaller on Jan 14, 2009
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This is the tiny seam that branches to the left from Test Piece.


Very small gear and a few hands sized cams for the beginning. Small brass nuts work very well in the seam.


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South San Francisco, CA
dholte   South San Francisco, CA
If you're looking for moderate crack lap variations, its easy to TR this from the anchors of Test Piece, and finishing on Test Piece. Done with stemming (but staying out of the Test Piece crack) it's about 5.7/8, and done w/o touching the right wall (hand/finger crack only) is 5.9(+?) (you spend a decent amount of energy trying just not to touch the wall). Sep 18, 2017
I belayed Will when he aided it. I remember he placed a pink tricam for the final piece before the anchor and fell down to the slab. Very exciting! Apr 11, 2015
Salamanizer suchoski
Vacaville Ca.
Salamanizer suchoski   Vacaville Ca.  
The route is actually called the "Whatchamadigit crack".

I was the one who placed the bolt with gear backup anchor at the top and did the first successful TR back somewhere around 2006 or so. I've tried to lead it on gear, but it's tricky to place adequately so as not to keep bouncing off the wall to the right when you fall. As far as I know it's never had a successful free accent on gear. That would considerably up the game as far as difficulty goes. Careful aiding the crack as well, a fall would certainly send you skipping off the wall of Test Piece.

As it is, the general consensus is that it goes at a solid 5.13a. Jan 2, 2013
W. Spaller  
Finally got back to finishing this thing on aid and now I must say i agree with my initial rating of C2. Definately bring small brass nuts. Now i need to work on freeing it. Mar 14, 2009