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Fir Tree Crack

5.6, Trad, 60 ft (18 m),  Avg: 1.8 from 11 votes
FA: unknown
California > San Francisco B… > Wine Country/No… > Mt St Helena > Silverado Mine

Description

From the top of a short, triangular-shaped pedestal left of Left Corner, climb up a short 5.6 hand crack and easier broken rock to a small Douglas Fir. From the tree either climb up and left over a short headwall (best finish, 5.6) to a bolted anchor, or traverse right and up (class 3) to a bolted anchor. Beware of some loose rock.

Location

Descend via rappel off anchor bolts on Left Corner.

Protection

Cams up to 1.5", bolted anchor with rap rings.

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Phil Ermshar leading Fir Tree Crack 5.6. Photo by Floyd Hayes.
[Hide Photo] Phil Ermshar leading Fir Tree Crack 5.6. Photo by Floyd Hayes.