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Firecracker 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: 2013
New Route: Yes
Season: Apr - Oct
Page Views: 426
Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Nov 19, 2013

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Description 

Getting started is strenuous, and it isn't over: several easier, but challenging moves lie along the way. Climb the crack to a stance (shared with Jammer), then follow the left-leaning crack to another stance. Climb the short, bomb-bay chimney to a wide crack and up to its top. Step right, up, then up and left to reach one final right-rising crack to the top.

Location 

This route begins at the "S" shaped crack just left of the scramble-up to the Jammer Wall.

Protection 

Standard rack plus doubles of #1 and 2 C4s, maybe even #3.


Photos of Firecracker Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Jammer Crack
BETA PHOTO: Jammer Crack
Rock Climbing Photo: Erika enjoys a late season run up Firecracker.
Erika enjoys a late season run up Firecracker.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gear placement for the opening move.
BETA PHOTO: Gear placement for the opening move.

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By Kevin Heckeler
From: Upstate New York
Jun 15, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The opening move is the classic "inconvenient hard start." The rest of the route is 5.7, the opening move not so much.
By Gunkiemike
Jul 10, 2017

I thought this pitch had more enjoyable jamming than Jammer.

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