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Gandalf 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Marc Kajut on Feb 4, 2006

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Gandalf (5.7)

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Description 

The great hand crack is easily protectable and a pleasure to climb. Lead up on solid jams and good footing to a gear anchor at the top.

Protection 

Standard rack. Gear anchor.


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By david baker
From: jamul, ca
Feb 7, 2006

Great intro to crack climbing. The crux comes in the first ten feet. Place a number 3 cam and go for it. This climb is a great first lead good bolts for anchor at top
By Jason Kim
From: Encinitas, CA
Mar 31, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Short crack that felt like 5.6 to me.
By Josh Cameron
From: California in my Mind
Jan 25, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Crux is the first 6 feet and seems easier for the taller folks. After that feels like 5.4ish.

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