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Finger Flake T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Frigidaire S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Gunslinger S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Precious S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
SideKick S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Unknown Face S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unnamed T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unnamed 2 T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Velcro Bootie S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, 35 ft
FA: Carolyn Parker & John Kear, 2004 or so
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Shared By: Robin on Aug 6, 2009
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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This is one of the best easy routes at the crag, but requires (very minimal) gear. Good to TR beginners on.

Heads up a right facing flake / finger crack and then a crack / slab.

You can also lead the the crack in the corner 3 feet left of the flake or any combination of the two you like and stay at 5.7.

I prefer to do one then the other for the most bang for my buck.


75 feet left of Sweet Jane at a place where the trail jogs downwards a few feet.


Single set of cams (C4) from 0.3 to #1. Doubles of 0.4 and 0.5 if you are worried. Single set of nuts would be fine too. 2BA.


John Kear
Albuquerque, NM
John Kear   Albuquerque, NM
Carolyn Parker and I put up this route in 2004 or so. Finger Flake is as good of a name as any. Nov 21, 2010
New Mexico
sody   New Mexico
Climbed crack and slab today. Fun short trad. Be aware, on the flake, half way up is a loose hold. It sounds hollow, looks like a great hold, but when i climbed past it, it jiggled a little. Is still attached enough that i was not able to remove it, but just a heads up. If it is gone, it won't make that move harder since it will open another crack in the back of it. Aug 7, 2016

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