Type: Trad, 350 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Whitney Huermann/ Peter White 90's
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Shared By: chummer on Aug 22, 2010
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Southern Crescent is for the eyebrow aficionado. Don't hop on this one until you've mastered Hyperbola, Chaos Out of Control, and any other "well protected" 5.10 at the Glass that you can think of. Not as consequential as the "Bomb Flake" but more serious than your average Glass route. Southern Crescent deserves traffic and has some fun and challenging climbing.


This route is located left of Hyperbola and right of Sundial Crack. Locate the obvious steep bulge with a few bolts. Start up the mostly unprotected face (5.8+) to a bolt. Traverse left and pull the steep and off balance moves over the bulge. Belay.

The 2nd pitch has a significant runout off the belay (5.9+). Clip a couple bolts and pull the no hands stand up move.


Your typical Glass route. For sure small Tri-cams.

Maybe traverse to the Nose rap route.


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