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Hand Crack 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c R

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 350'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c R [details]
Season: subject to raptor closure
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Submitted By: Page Weil on Aug 5, 2013

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  • Some crags in this area are closed 1 February to 31 July: MORE INFO >>>
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  • Description 

    Begin at the hand crack just to the left of the large boulder leaning against the east face just to the left of Smooth.

    Climb the hand crack until it ends, then move left to another crack. Climb a short face to a crack which ends just below the ridge.

    Rappel from Hunka Hunka Burnin' Love.


    Hike the Royal Arch trail until you see a large boulder with the words "Royal Arch" painted on the side. Follow the climber's trail behind the raptor closure sign into bluebell canyon. Head uphill and bushwhack your way to the base of the East Ironing Board.


    Standard rack. There is a single rap bolt at the top of Hunka' Hunka' Burnin' Love. Thanks to Bruce H. for fixing the bolt!!

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    By Bruce Hildenbrand
    Sep 7, 2013

    The rappel anchor on top of Hunka Hunka Burnin' Love has been fixed.

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