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Free Press 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Galen Rowell & Sibylle Hechtel - Nov. 1971
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Submitted By: Osprey Overhang on Mar 2, 2010

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Description 

Probably the first crack climbed at Cascade Falls area? It feels every bit as tough as a down canyon 5.10 should. The late Galen Rowell was a great photographer and and even stronger climber. So go down to Cascade Falls and try this classic test piece!

Location 

This is the crack between the start of Crimson Cringe and Fish Crack. There is a bolted rappel anchor on top.

Protection 

The crack takes great pro the entire way. Bring a single set to a #4 camalot, include an extra #3.5 camalot. The fingers in the pod up high (crux) are #.5 camalot sized.


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