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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Travis Haussener on Jul 25, 2012

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The obvious crack right of Fall Equinox. A slightly angled start lends itself to big hands and good feet. After that it's plug and chug. Beware of the swing if toproping.


Standard rack is fine (#3 works well). One sling for a bolt if you're feeling scared. Anchors shared with Fall Equinox.

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By Travis Haussener
Jul 25, 2012

I decided to give this one a name if you were the FA and absolutely hate it I'm more than willing to change it.
By tenesmus
Jul 27, 2012

Wait a second.... Are you saying you did the FA of the obvious 5.6 crack that is intermingled with the bolted "5.8"?
By Travis Haussener
Jul 30, 2012

Absolutely not (I'm sure hundreds of people have climbed it)...I just decided to give the crack a name for the sake of the website and logistical purposes.

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