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5.7 Crack 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: billy mcmahon on Apr 11, 2014

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This is a long crack in middle of Valley of the Chickens main wall. The crux is near the beginning before crack opens up, and route gets easier once the crack develops.


It is in the middle-right of the main wall.


A standard rack with some runners to prevent drag. There are bolts at the top with rings.

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By Daniel H. Bryant
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 4, 2015
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This was a fun route. Robertson's guidebook rates it as a 5.6, and that's what it felt like. The crack can take cams from 0.5 to 3.

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