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Kamakaze Crack 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 175'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: John Rosenfeld 1979
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: Tom Thomas on Sep 26, 2014  with updates from joeforte

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BETA PHOTO: Whaleback Crack

Description 

This is an excellant crack climb for beginners and shouldn't be missed if you are in the area. The climb eats gear and only has a few places where hand jams are needed.

Location 

This is the first crack you come to if you follow the trail from the parking area.

Protection 

Gear standard trad rack up No. 3


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By Tom Thomas
From: Pittsburgh
Sep 26, 2014

Here are some long arm pics of the myself having fun on Kamakazie Crack .

Rock Climbing Photo: My partner the classic tree anchor -
My partner the classic tree anchor -


Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up the route solo belay
Starting up the route solo belay


Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up Whaleback Crack on solo lead
Looking up Whaleback Crack on solo lead


Rock Climbing Photo: Anchors away
Anchors away
By joeforte
From: palmerton, pa
Oct 25, 2014

I know the history. Tim Garland wrote a guidebook to it years back, and I've put up a few routes myself. PM me for details.
By Tom Thomas
From: Pittsburgh
Oct 27, 2014

Joe,

Thanks for the info. PM Sent.

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