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Herford's Crack 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Siegfried Herford 1913?
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Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Nov 1, 2009

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An upward view from the base of the crack - drasti...

Description 

Indian Creek comes to North Wales! Perfect hands to a good rest, then wide hands to the top. Amazingly, first ascent is attributed to Siegfried Herford in 1913.

Location 

Climb is on far R side of crag. This is the obvious arrow-straight crack just right of a huge flake (Flake Crack). Start by climbing on to a pedestal 8' off the ground, then follow the crack. Descent is on R of crag (facing in) or down unpleasant gully just L of the climb.

Protection 

Cams: 3 x 2.5, 2 x 3, 3.5, 4.0 make it very safe.


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