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American Express 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: John Yablonski and Mike Lechlinski, Dec. 1979
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Apr 11, 2011

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The crux is in the first 15 feet, but it's fairly sustained crack climbing the whole way. If it's too cold on the northeast face of the formation, walk around here for a nice route in the sun.


This is the full length, slightly left-slanting crack to the left of Layaway Plan.


standard rack

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