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5.9 Crack Right of 5.8 Crack 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jay Eggleston on Sep 24, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: The crack and climb.

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  • Description 

    The crux of this short crack is at the bottom in the first 10' of climbing. It is easier up higher. This is a better looking crack than 5.8 crack but it still has a lot of lichen on it. The crack looks more appealing than 5.8 Crack and it has better climbing but it is too short to be a destination route. It is an all right climb to do as a warm up if you are already at this crag. There are lots of face holds near the crack.

    Location 

    This route is the obvious crack on the corner to the right of 5.8 crack. This is a fist sized crack. Get down by scrambling to the north.

    Protection 

    Standard rack up to a #4 Camalot. A #5 Camalot will work but is not necessary. Build a gear anchor on top.


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