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Crack Lovers Delight T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fancy Feet T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Glacier Calf Moo T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Owl Wisdom TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 45 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Sam Smolnisky on Oct 11, 2011
Admins: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE

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This is the left side of the obvious inset. Work your way up until you are under the roof. Find some pro and jam your way through the roof. Once you are above the roof, find some holds and struggle to the summit. Crux is jamming through the roof and moving up the slightly offwidth crack to the obvious flake. Protects well.


Right of Glacier Calf Moo. Left crack or the obvious inset.


WIDE WIDE WIDE. Leave your nuts in your ruck sack and cast a large hex or two at this crack.


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Pete Hunt
Pete Hunt  
The Second Edition of Rock Climbing Minnesota and Wisconsin upped the rating on this from 5.7 to 5.9 and I wholeheartedly agree. The crux felt strenuous even at 5.9. Oct 30, 2017