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Middle Crack 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Alex Shainman on Aug 30, 2007

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Middle Crack, Sunset

  • Portions of Reservoir Wall are on private land and should not be climbed. MORE INFO >>>
  • RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    Short but sweet. The SWEET SIZE if you dig finger cracks (and your fingers fit)!

    Easier than Power Line (12b) and more pure splitter than Johnny Cat (11c)...Second digi and full finger action (male-size hands). (11d/12a)

    Protection 

    (3-4) 3/4, (4) 1 Friends


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    By michalm
    From: Boulder, CO
    Apr 11, 2016

    3-4 .4s and 3-4 .5s protect this route pretty well. The crux comes late and gets really burly really fast.
    Edit: 2 .5s were plenty on the RP.

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