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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Dec 28, 2003

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This is a left leaning crack in the middle of the south face of Campfire Crag behind CS 41. Setting pro is a breeze; and the route, all in all, is much fun.


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By Bob Gaines
Jan 4, 2009
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Steeper than it looks: it's tricky at the start. The pro is actually a bit unreliable, as much of the rock is hollow, but this only adds to the excitement.
By Bryan Davenport
From: 29palms
Jan 24, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Have to agree with Mr. Gaines, but there were some great placements.
By CJ Moore
Apr 2, 2012

The first big flake on this route about 8ft off the deck is about to come off.
By Justin Tomlinson
From: Monrovia, CA
Dec 3, 2012

Overall a steep fun route with spice. I fell on a well placed #2 BD that held, at the second crux section.

But, yes, rock quality will have you looking closely at your gear placements and climbing gingerly in places.
By mmurduff Mic
Feb 3, 2014

Climbed this thinking it was a 5.8 I was quite impressed. Loose blocks and steeper than it seems terrain prevails on this route. Worth doing before the loose holds fall off.

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