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Beginner's Crack 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Dave and Jim Mital
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Submitted By: nodin on May 18, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Beginner's Crack

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The crack in the center of the face just left of New Corner. Easy but a good lesson on crack technique.


Left of New Corner, right of Simple Corner.


Nuts or cams to 2 inches.

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By Chad Miller
From: Grand Junction, CO
Jul 2, 2012

I think this climb is in the .9 range. The 1/4" to 3/8" fingertip crack section before the keyhole is in no way lower that a 5.9. Great lead though with lots of pro.

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