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Safe Cracker 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Jerry Cagle on Mar 10, 2008

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Me at the top of a nice sewn up crack!


I've never seen this route named, so I'm taking the liberty. All the routes on this wall are good, and although it's pretty easy, its one of the better ones. The only route that's all trad. Good pro, and one awkward move...


The obvious, wide crack immediately right of Mr. Meanor.


Small Stoppers, mid to large size cams

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Rock Climbing Photo: Great trad climb for night time.
Great trad climb for night time.
Rock Climbing Photo: Perfect bomber gear placements. Nuts, cams, and he...
Perfect bomber gear placements. Nuts, cams, and he...
Rock Climbing Photo: good route plenty of places to stick gear
good route plenty of places to stick gear

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By Luke Bertelsen
From: Tucson, AZ
Mar 17, 2008

already a "Safecracker" in this area.
By Meghan
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Jun 17, 2008

...Ahhh, but he is naming this one "Safe Cracker", not "Safecracker". Play one the first route, or play on any of the variety of meanings of the word "cracker"? For instance, I am almost certainly a "cracker", and may be safe, but is that the type of cracker to which he refers?? O.K., just being silly, but it really isn't the same name.
By Aaron Marks
Jan 18, 2010

is this route the one left of St. Valentine's Day massacre?
By litld01
From: san antonio tx
Mar 23, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13

good route whatever the name is ...great first trad lead plenty of places for pro to the top... used stoppers cams and hexes
By Derek Anderson
From: Tucson,AZ
May 31, 2010

I'd climb this over and over ha its great fun !!
By NickMartel
From: Tucson, Arizona
Oct 3, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Very fun route! The gear is bomber and you can pretty much plug it in as often as you want/need. This does have a few tougher moves (I climbed it twice more on TR after leading it just to make sure the I took the path of least resistance the first time and could not find a better sequence. I would say it is mostly 5.6 but there are 2 spots with 5.7(-) moves. This would make an awesome 1st trad lead.
By Scott Ferguson 1
From: Denver Colorado
Mar 22, 2014
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Great lead. The hardest part is the start which is a fairly awkward mantle move onto a ledge (although not that difficult really). The entire route protects well and is a great place to work on gear placements.
By Lana dude
Jan 4, 2016

Well-protected and well-suited for new trad leader. Close to another good route for a new trad leader "Petty Theft".

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