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YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Steve Carruthers
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Submitted By: Josh Ewing on Nov 16, 2008

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RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>


A thin move gains a sustained offset finger crack. A burly move or two in a changing corner leads to slightly easier ground in a right-facing corner. At the base of a bolted offwidth, a no hands rest appears to allow you to catch your breath. Four bolts up the "monster offwidth" size crack lead to fun stemming moves out a small rest. Finish with pumpy thin hands in a right-facing corner.


This is several hundred yards right of where the trail comes up. It's the next crack right from Hydraulic Pump. Next to it in the corner, and sharing anchors, is a cool offwidth called Monster Truck.


A couple of TCUs for the start, several 1 and 1.5 friends, draws, 1 camalots or 2.5 friends for the top.

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By Sean Nelb
From: Indian Creek
Dec 13, 2012

A visually stunning line with great climbing the whole way. Crankcase is easily one of the best routes on the wall. It doesn't stay any size for very long and is more sustained than its neighbor, Hydraulic Pump.
By Matt Pesce
From: moab, ut.
Apr 18, 2014

more sustained than hydraulic pump ??

where did you rest ?
By Sean Nelb
From: Indian Creek
Nov 13, 2014

I'd call it more sustained than Hydraulic Pump because HP has a hard move going through the corner switch, but then the difficulty lets up quite a bit and the route is mostly about pump management on easier terrain. Crankcase stays more consistently hard from the moment you leave the ground until you get to the offwidth--and then its hard in a whole different way.
By Floater Bloom
From: Flagstaff AZ
Mar 24, 2015

F.A. Steve Carruthers
By Chuck Becker
From: Portland, OR
Nov 1, 2016

Single 70m rope made it off this with a few feet to spare

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