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Christian's Crack 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Christian ? 1968
Season: spring, summer, fall
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Submitted By: Rick Shull on Oct 26, 2006

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Description 

Crack system that is easily protectable. This climb has nice rock and is a great lead to work out your pro skills just like they did in the 1960's

Location 

Christian's ascends the crack system on the right side of the west face just left of where the face "rolls" around to the south face.

Protection 

Mixed size crack pro. Try it without cams. Bolts on top.


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By Floyd Hayes
Jul 30, 2013

Does this climb actually exist? To the right of the overhang we saw what looked like class 3-4 scrambling to a 10' zig-zagging crack that was filled with vegetation. It looked awfully unaesthetic.
By Evan Wisheropp
Jan 3, 2015

I was wondering the same thing. I explored most of that face today and found about one variation that had about 3 moves of 5.5. Everything else seemed 4th class. To the right (almost to the bushes) is a little 5.4 dehidral that is pretty neat, but there's no crack in it, so still not sure what exactly is Christian's Crack
By Evan Wisheropp
Jul 2, 2015

Turns out it is a tad farther right than I was thinking. It's completely under moss and trees right now. I cleaned it up a bit while soloing up, and thought it would actually pretty good if it hadn't been lost to time.

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