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For Better or Worse 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Kevin Presley and Jay Eggleston
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Submitted By: Jay Eggleston on Jun 21, 2014

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Description 

This route may have been climbed before, so if you did it in the past, I will change the first ascent information. After doing the lower half of Crossed Fingers, you move to the right following a good crack to the right. The crack is tight hands and takes #1 and 0.75 Camalots. This is the route's crux. The crack going up on the right is easier. I would bet this climb has been done before.

Location 

This route starts on the route Crossed Fingers before moving right to follow a horizontal crack which leads to a wider crack on the right. Use the anchors on Crossed Fingers to descend.

Protection 

Standard rack to a #4 Camalot. There is a coldshut anchor at the top.


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By Caleb Schwarz
From: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jul 9, 2017

There are a hundred variations of for this route and Crossed Fingers. From the undercling start on the far left to the offwidth on the right, there are so many fun crack systems to hop on and enjoy. The anchors are in a good place, so the rope runs smoothly. It is also possible to climb Chockstone Chimney, set up the top rope, and whip the rope over the bulge over to these climbs (since they share anchors).

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