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Alpenbock Crack 

YDS: 5.13c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a

   
Type:  Trad, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.13c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a [details]
FA: Mason Earle 2014
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Submitted By: m-earle on Feb 24, 2015

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Description 

A short and steep tips to finger crack. A bouldery sequence at the start leads to burly crack moves. Its not a long pitch, but there is no resting on this hog! Fist discovered and aided by Erik Kelly. My apologies if I have placed this route in the wrong area

Location 

Getting to this crack sucks. There is no trail and its way up at the top of the mountain. To make things worse, there is a couple hundred feet of exposed 4th class bushwhacking to get to the base. See approach photo

Protection 

From micro nuts/ ball nuts to .75 camalot. protects safely, but the gear is strenuous to place.


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By Mountain Dreamer
From: Salt Lake City
Dec 21, 2015

This route is on Alpenbock Ridge. Alpenbock Ridge is one ridge east of Allen's Ridge.