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Craving fo Pink 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Aaron Fullerton, Harrison Shull
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Submitted By: David Cooper on Jun 9, 2012

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Craving For Pink (and Hidden Gem) on the East faci...

Description 

Nice finger crack right of Hidden Gem. Short and fun route on surprisingly decent rock.

Location 

Right of Hidden Gem on East Face of Gephart-Dufty Fin. Easiest approach - rap in from top of GD. Alternatively - head up Great Chimney to base of the wall.

Protection 

Standard Seneca rack minus the larger pieces to a 2 bolt anchor shared by Hidden Gem


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By Andy Weinmann
From: Silver Spring, MD
Aug 3, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Some loose rock in a few places, though we removed a lot of it. Bolts at the top need to be reworked as the right bolt stud is too short for the hanger and nut.
By K Baumgartner
Aug 3, 2015

Okay route to hit on a packed weekend, particularly in the summer because it's rather cool in the shade and the breeze.

Broken upward left angling crack system.

Easier way to get there now is to go up Great Chimney to newly installed rap anchors. Climb Back Scratcher of Window on to the West to reach the set of anchors. From those anchors, climb up the grungy gulley (clip off a few branches on your way down) to the start of the crack proper.

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