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Left Slab Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: JohnK on Jun 28, 2008  with updates from Byron Igoe

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Description 

This is a decent first-time trad lead 5.4. The second pitch is 4th class and rarely climbed, so watch out for loose rocks!

Location 

To the right of Night Flight

Protection 

Gear to a two-bolt anchor.


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By m.gannon
Feb 1, 2014

unless something changed, left slab crack is still a gear climb. The bolt line your referring to is called night flight, 5.5 which is an awesome first sport lead, left slab crack is immediately right of this climb.
By DIAN
From: Gresham, OR
Feb 26, 2015

Correction to original post and additional clarification to comment below: Definitely a trad climb...decent first time lead at a 5.4. The bolt line to the right is Easy Reader @5.6...bolt line to the left is Night Flight @5.5.

Note for 2nd pitch...I've done this twice now. Be very aware that even though an easy 2nd pitch it is paramount to be cognoscente of and highly likely you'll dislodge a rock sending it down on those typically not wearing a helmet. Yes it is their responsibility 100% to take that precaution but none the less do you want that memory? Just be careful if so.

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