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Calcite Fingers 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Jesse Zacher on Mar 12, 2011

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First you must battle the Chinle.

Description 

Through the ever present Chinle, do some small jams and crimps past the calcite. Climb fingers to a pod, then gun for the anchors where it gets really small....

Location 

This is further right of Hands to OW, probably 200 yards. Turn the corner and you will see some calcite on a slab with a splitter and pod etched on to it. Climb it.

Protection 

Finger size cams and maybe a nut at the beginning. The end gets down to green and blue Alien size.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Up there, somewhere.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Slot the nut, it's getting dark!
Slot the nut, it's getting dark!

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By slim
Administrator
Apr 11, 2011

Jason, are you talking about the 2 cracks that are just left of the fallen down pillar with the nice 5.10 handcrack behind/left of it? If so, yeah. Looks like a LONG stretch of Chinle to launch through. Apparrently somebody has done it, though....
By Brett Merlin
From: Boulder, CO
6 days ago

Fun crack! Techy but not too sustained. Watch for loose rock on the big ledges. Green C3 at the top calmed the nerves a little bit.