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Bisecting Fist Crack T,TR 

Bisecting Fist Crack 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: JFM on Oct 30, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: The crack in the center.

Description 

This route is the most prominent feature at the small crag. It begins with a few stout, sequence-intensive hand jams and finger locks through a slightly overhung, right-leaning section before pulling over a bulge and into a straight-up fist-to-OW crack. The climbing eases significantly as the crack enters the dihedral; the route ends by topping out.

Location 

It's the big crack that you want to climb. Don't stand on the half-buried rock to start!

Protection 

Larger gear is strongly recommended (up to WC #4 or BD #3 or 4) for the upper 2/3 of the route. Fat hands, some nuts, and a small cam help with the bottom, overhung section. A variety of placements will serve for anchor building at the top.

There is a large rock below the start of this route, so watch your ankles if you come off at the beginning.


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By tkessel
From: Windsor,CO
Mar 6, 2017
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Started to the right, the left start felt quite a bit harder.

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