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Jim Crack 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Jim Erickson, solo, 1973.
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Submitted By: Eric Klammer on May 7, 2014

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  • Description 

    Begin as for West Dihedral, working up the easy, low angle corner. Where West Dihedral moves left under flakes, head straight up and engage the crack above. Some awkward, yet solid, jams and a large jug will get you to the top. Move left and finish on the West Crack anchor.

    Location 

    Begin near the right side of the West Face ledge system, directly under West Dihedral.

    Protection 

    Standard rack to 2".


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    By Eric Klammer
    From: Boulder, CO
    May 7, 2014

    Will add photo when I get the chance to snag one....

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