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Colobus Crack 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: G. Kirchhoff, A. Mollard - July 2012
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 8, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Not as Fat/Hard as it looks

Description 

Like the Colobus Monkey, this black and white crack is nicer than it looks. Not nearly as funky as it's namesake, this well protected line climbs fast and smooth. Follow the constricting break up and left to a chain anchor. Good moves and good protection.

Start directly right of Baby Gorillas are Cute in a large, tapering crack. Fun and surprising movement.

Location 

Close to the entrance of the Upper Jungle, the Colobus Crack is the obvious line before the entrance of the gully.

Protection 

Large to small cams, from a #5 camalot and down.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Nice moderate.
BETA PHOTO: Nice moderate.

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By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Dec 21, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Don't let the width scare you, there are enough face holds to make this beast a fun moderate. How often do you get to place a #5 without the associated heinous OW move?

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