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Funky Monkey 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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This is a large overhanging crack to the left of Rocky Road. It starts out with some face climbing which leads to an overhanging wide hands crack. Pull out of the wide hands crack into some flaring hands to the chains. Killer crack! One of the few wide cracks in Hawaii. This climb is normally started by clipping bolt 1 of Rocky Road. However, there is an optional direct start (see topo). Both versions are easy.

Protection 

Trad, single rack to #4 Camalot, doubles #2 and #3.


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By peggy
Jan 24, 2017

There's a loose flake in the very top of the crack. Looks sizable and just touching it caused it to rock. Not necessary to finish the climb though.

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