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Center Dinosaur Crack T 
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Pocket-saurus T 
Right Dinasaur Crack T 


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

Type:  Trad, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Russ Walling on Feb 19, 2014

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This route starts with some thin-ish face climbing just right of Choss-o-saurus. The crux is low and then you follow the quasi loose features and edges to the top. Nuts can go in a horizontal for added protection if needed.


This is the bolted line just right of Choss-o-saurus and left of the Center Dinosaur Crack. Mussy Hooks at the top.


8 bolts lead to Mussy Hook anchors. A few nuts will protect between the bolts.

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By Russ Walling
Feb 19, 2014

This route and its cousin Choss-o-saurus are nice additions to the wall, since the main events are just not that good. I would not go back to do any of the Dinosaur Cracks again, but with these two face routes it makes for an okay outing and almost worth the approach.
By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Feb 20, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This route has a cool two finger shallow pocket near the second bolt. Using it is pretty neat, the most memorable part of the climb.
By Russ Walling
Feb 12, 2016

After a couple of pre-Spring cocktails, I've decided I don't really like routes put in as "unknown" or "un-named" or whatever. If you have the real name, I'll gladly put it in, just contact me or my heirs and we'll get your glory out here for all to see. Until then... I'm just flat giving these things some names.

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