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Blackjack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Larry Shaw
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Larry Shaw on Jul 21, 2005

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Description 

Awkward climbing off the ground leads to an easy middle section to a nice, left-angling hand crack. Follow the nice crack to a 2-bolt anchor; 5.8. You can toprope this with a 50m rope or climb the second pitch, a low-angle finger and hand crack (5.4) to a large pine tree, and belay or walk off to the right.

Location 

100' right of Zendance, this starts in a right-angling crack system.

Protection 

Medium to large stoppers and 0.5-2" cams.


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By Andrew S.
From: Bouldurr
May 29, 2017

What I thought to be the start to this route was rather awkward, and the gear to pull move around the corner seemed kinda shaky too. The huge bush in the middle section was a nice addition leading up to the crux which was fun. It had great gear to make the moves which felt a smidge harder than 5.8. Probably doesn't get much traffic, and I can see why.

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