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Crack A No Go 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Jun 30, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Crack a no go is the line that follows the cracks ...

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  • Description 

    Climb the large dihedral and crack about 2 feet to the right of it up a block on the left side of the road cut. A brief period where the crack is too wide for fist jams is the crux.


    Pro to 4 inches, there's a smaller crack within the main one making most any sized gear usefull.There are two bolts atop the ledge for rappelling off, but they don't work so well to top rope from unless you use a long sling.

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    By DJ Reyes
    From: Northern Nevada
    Oct 1, 2013

    A short stout crack. A bit trickier to lead than it looks from the base. I don't know if I agree with the previous poster with regards to this crack vs. Primer, but I guess that's the beauty of climbing.
    By Crimper E6
    From: cheltenham, UK, SW is the BEST
    Nov 13, 2015

    best to lower off the 1st anchor, the top half is choss with a death block waiting to crush your belayer
    By Ned
    May 29, 2017

    Should've read the comments on MP before climbing... Only had one #4 so I protected the bottom using the bolts on Escargot. While the crux off the ledge is fun, a little higher the rock gets rotten, and then the top bit is climbing up a hollow flake. If you do decide to go to the top, make sure your belayer is wearing a helmet and everyone else is far away from the base. Any larger rocks coming off would probably explode off the ledge and spray the base with shrapnel.

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