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Dead Tree Crack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: Burt Lindquist on Jun 8, 2006

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Two cruxes.... One low getting through the initial steep crack section to reach ledges and holds under the second harder crux which pulls the devious moderate overhang past the "Dead Tree", now actually a rotted stump. Very exiting and no give away for the grade.


Prominent central crack line of Dead Tree Wall.


Excellent all the way. Typical DL rack with assorted sizes and types of pro.

Photos of Dead Tree Crack Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Vince into the hard stuff.
Vince into the hard stuff.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jamcrack on Dead Tree Climb.
Jamcrack on Dead Tree Climb.

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By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Oct 12, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

A well protected lead with a very committing crux.
By Tradiban
Sep 3, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

I would not have wanted to take the fall out of the overhang off-width section, "PG-13" for me. Not much pro in the upper half we just ran it to the top.
By Ryan Strong
From: Golden, CO
Jun 8, 2011

crack was real dirty, probably doesn't see much traffic. One exciting move on a well protected climb.
By Doug Hemken
From: Madison, WI
Jun 25, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The stump of the "Dead Tree" has rotted away completely.

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