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Skull and Crossbones 

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

Type:  Trad, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Rick D on Dec 2, 2008

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The crux comes just after the big rest about half way up. Lie Backing up to chains.


Obvious Finger Crack to the Right of Hand to Fist.


Pro to 1"

Photos of Skull and Crossbones Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mor Doc Dave
Mor Doc Dave
Rock Climbing Photo: Entering the crux
Entering the crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Doc on climb
Doc on climb

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By Josh Cameron
From: Moab, Colorado
Jun 12, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

A great finger crack you can do laps on.
By Nate varela
From: gardnerville, nevada
Apr 6, 2012

This climb only needs pro to .4 I dont know where you would even get a 1''
By Tyson Waldron
From: Reno, NV
Apr 13, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

A great lap route to dial in your finger and footwork. If you get the sequence right it flows really well, if you don't, it will feel a bit insecure for the grade. The few moves of splitter fingers are really good.