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Nasty Crack

5.9, Trad, 100 ft (30 m),  Avg: 3.2 from 9 votes
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Pennsylvania > S Central PA > Pond Bank > White Rocks > 11 - Jim's Wall


Start around the right side of the pillar, about five (5) feet left of The Great Chimney start. Step up in the pocket and climb the excellent finger crack (hint: try laybacking the upper section) up to a fair size outward sloping covey, setup a belay or, continue up the right side of the pillar using the knobs all the way to the top.



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BH getting on his Nasty.
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60 degree weather in mid December!
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K Baumgartner
[Hide Comment] Sustained pumpy line. Filthy awesome! Dec 22, 2013
Bennett Lafond
Montpelier, VT
[Hide Comment] A little unclear at what point the left arete is 'on'. Near the top of the starter crack it starts to get quite close and avoiding it feels contrived, but I suspect using it brings the grade down to more of a sustained 5.8 May 12, 2019