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Spider Up My Crack 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Eric Oglesby
Season: Spring, Summer, & Fall
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Submitted By: jarthur on Mar 17, 2010

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One of the few moderates at Y-12. Mantle past the first bolt before heading up to the rest of the route. I very fun overhanging roof section brings you to a vertical face that leads up to the chains just below a small roof. This route can stay dry during a rain shower.


Located on the far left side of the Y-12 wall past the severely overhanging Vision Buttress.


7 bolts and anchor shuts.

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By James Arnold
From: Chattanooga
Jul 16, 2011

About 200 yards past Vision, 100 yards past the 'vores (Herbivore, Carnivore etc).

Super dirty down low, gets better near top
By Chad Burdyshaw
From: Signal Mountain TN
Sep 3, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I found this route to be a lot harder than the 11's to the right, possibly due to the copious amounts of dirt and lichen. Once this route is cleaned up I think it could be a super classic. It had a lot of variety, from some tricky balancy moves midway up and some challenging moves in the roof section above.
By Jsimpson
Sep 4, 2012
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

I agree with Chad, this is a very good route minus the dirty shelves and the lichen covered bottom area. Definitely worth doing.
By Jesse James
From: Knoxville, TN
Apr 17, 2016

I believe the Kelly Brown guidebook has this route mislabeled on the picture. The picture is labeled as route #36, but it should be #35 for "Spider up my crack".

Definitely worth doing!

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