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Beginner's Route TR 
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Excavation, AKA The Crack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c M5+

Type:  Trad, TR, Mixed, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c M5+ [details]
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Submitted By: Jason D. Martin on Dec 29, 2014

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The pumpy crux at the bottom of the route.


You probably need a static rope to set-up the TR off a tree at the top. Eventually bolted anchors will be installed.

There's a ledge in the middle that's a bit muddy. Approximately 30-lbs of dirt was removed from there to make it climbable, but it's really fun.

The start is mildly overhung and you have perhaps the pumpiest move of the climb near the bottom. The route does require a lot of stien pulls which makes it a lot of fun.


The obvious crack on the left side of the cliff.


Trad Gear.

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