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Mystery Achievement 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Gunkiemike on Aug 18, 2012

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Mystery Achievement

Description 

Tight hands crack on the right side of the Main Face. Approach the base from the bushes to the left.

Protection 

Gear to 3" with multiples in the #1 Camalot (tight hands) range.


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By Nick Weinberg
From: Lyme, NH
Aug 28, 2014

Awesome splitter hand crack. Full value 5.9. I think if the 5.9 leader cruises this they are ready for 5.10's. You can sew it up so get on it!
By Gunkiemike
Oct 13, 2015

Agreeing with Nick's comment...because in reality (IMO anyway) this crack IS 5.10.
By Nolan Huther
From: Clarkson University
Aug 4, 2017

Loved this climb. If one is looking at this route in Adirondack Rock, make sure to read the previous climbs description where it says something along the lines of "Mystery Achievement's finish is often wet", and recommends the finish of that climb in such cases. Next time around I'd consider that... Also, to make life easier, I'd consider bringing a third red C4 too... And maybe a fourth

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