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YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: B Kertzman, M Carlson
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Submitted By: Andy Busse on Oct 21, 2007

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Eric Hansen on the crux of Lightning Never Strikes...

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Amazing hand and finger crack, that protects well. Follow the obvious crack initially trending left and then back right through a couple of steeper sections to attain a good bolt anchor.


Follow the trail that divides Marker and Emancipation to the southeast side of the Inner Marker formation. Take a left and follow a gully up to the base of the hand/finger crack.


Std Rack #.4-#2 Camalot, 1 set of Stoppers

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By Jason McNabb
Oct 24, 2007

Unknown Jackasses= Luke Kretschmar & Travis Rypkema.......sweet.

I'd leave the anchors, you can still do the upper portion anyway. How is the rock quality up yonder?
By Travis Rypkema
Oct 18, 2011
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Ha! That's awesome, now I'm a known jackass!! (I know-4 years late...)
By ShanJ2me
From: Rapid City, SD
May 13, 2017

Sooooo good!!! Don't walk past this one!!

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