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Finger Locking Good 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R [details]
FA: Todd Swain, May 1984
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 3, 2006

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Description 

This is a hand crack with nice moves, but a hollow flake in the crack makes it a route to avoid (or toprope)

Protection 

light rack (and either a toprope or a soloist's frame of mind)


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By Ian McEleney
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mar 23, 2007

A fun route, but the hollow flake (which isn't so bad) makes it a 5.7 for 5.8 leaders.
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Jul 24, 2017

seems like it's a loose hefty oblong flake trapped inside the crack that rattles to make that rock section sound hollow, to sound worse than it actually is. the lip of the main slanting crack thereabout is solid

easiest walkoff is to climber's far right, down easy ledges and through a boulder tunnel to wrap back around to frontside

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