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Red's Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Flagstaff Oldschool 1970's
Season: Spring, summer, fall
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Jul 27, 2011

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Description 

Red's Crack is one of the better moderates in the grouping. Starts to the right of Birds of a Feather. Rap down to base of wide fist crack at 90' or so. Bring a couple bigger pieces for the belay.

Starts off a little wide, but there are plenty of perfect hand jams in there as well. A good warm up.

Location 

Two crack systems to the climber's right of Canary Crack.

Protection 

Double set from #1 Camalot through #3.5. The low belay is sparse on good gear, so you may want to use your rap line as a belay anchor if leading.


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By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Jun 7, 2013

Great warm up and fun hand and fist jams with good feet holds every now and then. Belay takes a few bomber small stoppers on a ramp ledge.

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