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Crack 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Steve Annecone on Jan 14, 2003

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  • Description 

    "Crack" is the obvious splitter located at the southeast corner of the Cube. This steep crack is way harder than it looks, and it is quite sustained. Follow the crack through flaring hands to fingers to more hands up to the top. It is a great pump for a relatively short pitch!

    Protection 

    This can be top-roped from bolts on top of the climb. To lead it, bring a range of nuts and camming devices from small up to hand-sized pieces.


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    By adam brink
    From: Boulder, CO
    Apr 29, 2009

    Wow! This is stout for 11c and would be a very proud onsight. Thought it is short (only 12 or 13 moves), it packs a big punch.
    By keith story
    From: Boulder, CO
    Apr 15, 2013

    Sharp, weird, and pretty cold right now. The moves felt compressed and desperate, but maybe I was just having a bad day? If you're messing around on this rock, I'd recommend the 12b (yellow jacket) over this one.

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