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Routes in Owls Head Mountain

Breeze Crack T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Central AC T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Hooters T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Owl Crack T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Peckers T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wind Song T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft
FA: 5/6/13
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Shared By: Brian Shade on May 10, 2013
Admins: Jim Lawyer

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As of June 2017, the trail and parking are closed from 4 PM Friday through 7 AM Monday. Details

Description

This is a good beginner crack. Crux move around second and third piece of protection. Great route for learning placement without much technical chalange. Solid feet and hands.

Location

Hike to the top of Owls Head and this is the first route you will come to. Left side of the wall in the narrow crag enterance.

Protection

3 mid range cams and one nut. Build and ancher at the top with extended draws or set TR anchor from trees 20ft back from edge.

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Daniel Affsprung
New Paltz, NY
Daniel Affsprung   New Paltz, NY
I seem to recall the fingercrack to the left of this, on the upper half of the route, to be extremely fun and thoughtful ~5.9. If youre done warming up on the 5.6, give it a whirl Jan 16, 2016
David Kendall
Yazoo City, Mississippi
 
David Kendall   Yazoo City, Mississippi
 
The top-out to the final ledge on lead is a bit spicy for 5.6 Aug 17, 2014