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Fatal Flaw 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Randy Vogel and Charles Cole, 1982
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 25, 2006

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a fairly nice crack climb


This route is on the north end of the rock,around the corner to the right from the other routes. It goes up a corner and over a small overhang.


standard rack

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By john durr
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Apr 7, 2009

A very nice finger crack in a small corner that goes over a couple bulges. Extra finger size. 2-3" for the belay. This route was much nicer than it appeared from the ground.
By Simon Hatfield
From: Oakland, CA
Dec 13, 2010

I loved it, totally kept me thinking. Cool steep moves for a 5.8, although there are some hollow holds for sure.

I see why most folks give it few stars, as it is not sustained. (the climb basically turns 3 roofs, each of which is steep and juggy). That said, I had more fun on this than I did on Mental Physics.

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