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Rock Climbing Photo: Sizing up the crux.
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By Anton Krupicka
Sep 27, 2015
Did you guys approach this notch from the north side or the south side? When I scrambled the ridge a couple weeks ago, I traversed across the blocky ledge/face seen here on the south side and definitely thought that felt cruxier than the slab immediately after this. Everyone seems to talk about that slab being the crux, so I feel like I might've made the ridge approaching that slab tougher than it needed to be....
By Sarah Meiser
From: Boulder, Colorado
Sep 27, 2015
Anton, we arrived at this notch via the north side. We were surprised to find a fairly well-cairned route over there. The rock was good, the climbing secure 4th & low 5th class. This part felt several grades easier than the slab, so it's probably considerably easier than the way you went on the south side.
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Sizing up the crux.

Submitted By: Sarah Meiser on Sep 14, 2015
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West Ridge (5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b )
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