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Getting It Up For The Crack Of Dawn 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Rick Harrell & Steve Wolford - 2009
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Submitted By: Micah Klesick on Oct 20, 2014

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Description 

This long, continuous crack hosts an awesome route! A non-stop crack climbing challenge with mostly fingers & smaller terrain.

Pitch 1 (5.10+) 50' - Standard Rack

Pitch 2 (5.10) 50' - Standard Rack

Protection 

Standard Rack for both pitches


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By David J. Thompson
From: Hood River
Oct 21, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Can be done as one pitch making it the best trad route at Klinger. Exactly 35m from the anchors to the ground.
By Dave McRae
May 29, 2015

Tie a knot in the end of your 70m rope to lower off! We came up a couple meters short and lowered into the chimney to the right. The extension is classic and exposed with good gear.
By jrex Anderson
From: Portland, OR
Apr 28, 2016

Great route, eats gear, sustained climbing but not to hard. Nice ledge to belay your follower up with killer views of the mountain and the climber. I tied the 2 pitches together with a 60m and belayed from the top, lowered my partner to the ground and did 2 raps to get down...A must do!!!
By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
Sep 2, 2016

Did this in one pitch! Awesome route! Bring lots of finger sizes, and lots of slings if doing that! We found that a 70m rope was 30' short, so be prepared for that!

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