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Lightning Crack 

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

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Fred Beckey, Dick McGowen, 1960.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 18, 2006

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Description 

On the left of the face, climb easy rock to a steep finger crack through a bulge to a belay.
Climb the zig zag crack above to the rappel station.

Protection 

Pro to 2", 3 bolts.


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By clint helander
From: anchorage, alaska
Sep 7, 2015

Save yourself the trouble and just throw sand in your face, then drive back to Leavenworth. Low quality sand stone. We were "one and done" after that. Really gritty and forgettable.
By hummerchine
Jul 11, 2016

Well put Clint!

This is the best route at Peshastin...so I give it zero stars.

(everything else gets negative stars)