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Excellent Crack 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Julian Smith on Mar 6, 2002

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Description 

The Excellent Crack is located on the Rightovers. To get to the Rightovers, head east from Turkey Tail. Drop some elevation to go along the base of the next cliff band. The Excellent Crack is to the left of the Left Y Crack and just right of a large roof that has large, chopper-looking flakes hanging out of it.

Begin by climbing a face to the right of an obvious weakness through a roof. Once through the roof, wander up twin cracks to the top. The left hand crack grows very large towards the top. Setting an anchor on top is not too difficult. The route can be top roped with a 200' rope easily.

Walk off to the west to get back down. Enjoy.

Protection 

Bring a little bit of everything. You won't feel dumb toting along the #5 Camalot.


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By Dan St. John
From: Castle Rock
Aug 20, 2002

One of my favorite fist crack. One OW move. Piece of Cake
By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Sep 15, 2003

Excellent??? hmmm. i guess its relative. After the hand crack and before the wide part, i traversed right and climbed the munge filled crack. (didnt have any thing big). This way is harder than 5.9.

Fun climb and good warm up for the Tail...

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