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Great Wide Shark 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Mike Cichon
New Route: Yes
Season: all year
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Submitted By: mike c on Aug 6, 2009  with updates from Doug Redosh

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BETA PHOTO: Climbs the obvious, wide crack.


This is a good, wide crack on the right side of the area. It is fun and really easy.


Use the anchor for S.S. Minnow.


A couple big Camalots.

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By Dave Clark 5.10
From: Golden, CO
Nov 23, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Extend ~6 ft from Minnow anchors to avoid rope drag through tight notch, and/or sling around block at top of GWS.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 7, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This is mostly easy (5.6) climbing except for the first 10' which is about 5.8. Average 5.7? A #5 Camalot is good to have if you want "anywhere" pro as #4s only fit in a few spots. You really only need a #3, #4, and a #5 to protect the whole thing.
By Doug Redosh
From: Golden, CO
Mar 8, 2016
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The block referred to above is loose and is just sitting on a ledge. My partner put a nut behind it for an anchor that got stuck, because the block moved slightly to accomodate it, then moved back. I went back the next day to remove the stopper and noticed this slight movement. It probably should NOT be trusted as an anchor, though it did hold my partner's body weight. Probably best to move up and L to the anchors atop SS Minnow (belaying there, not for TR), or up and right up an easy gully, then walk up and left to some big blocks that sit 6 feet below a single bolt anchor, then walk 100 yards R to the second gully, that is now cairned and is a 3rd class downclimb.
By Doug Redosh
From: Golden, CO
Mar 8, 2016
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Also, a 5.8 section and a 5.6 section do NOT average to 5.7 just as a 5.11 section with a 5.9 section don't average to 5.10! Grading is done for the hardest move of a climb.

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