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Left V Crack 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c R [details]
FA: Unknown, FFA: John Long and Kieth Cunning, 1979
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Jan 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: "Left V Crack". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This is the left V Crack route. This starts as for Right V Crack, so look for the right-leaning blaze of chalk. This route leaves Right V just off the ground and goes vertically up a seam the left. Very thin.

Protection 

TR. Possibly this could be led, but I've never heard of it happening. Would take micronuts at the very least.


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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Mar 21, 2011

Did a variation to this... used the right V until about 12 feet up and then fully committed to the left crack. Pretty fun and did not feel .11b. Starting direct and eliminating the Right V would be way hard.
By John Long
Mar 16, 2015

We led this using the right V Crack for the first move only - as I recall. There was a very hard off-finger sequence at the bottom we both mearly fell off of. Pro was carap and I wouldn't have led it had I known that. Maybe small camming units are the ticket.

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