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Terror Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Loran Smith 1979
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Submitted By: chinos on Jun 11, 2012

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My original logbook entry from the first ascent of...


This is the original line of the chimney. Start the climb right on an easier dike feature just right of Velvet Underground. Climb the dike to a large ledge. Walk left across the ledge to the base of the chimney. Climb the chimney to trees above.


The dike just right of velvet underground


Standard Rack

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jon (Chinos) below the crux.
Jon (Chinos) below the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the Terror Crack Chimney
Looking down the Terror Crack Chimney
Rock Climbing Photo: Jon Garlough about to launch into the business on ...
Jon Garlough about to launch into the business on ...

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By Ron Birk
From: Boston, MA
Jul 2, 2012

You def need a bd #4 for this climb.
From: Between Nederland and Boulder,
Aug 3, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

FA Loran Smith & Booker Bense, Spring 1978
By joshua corbett
From: Wolfeboro NH
Aug 6, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I believe the first ascent was done before black diamond even made a #4, so it’s not defiantly need but it probably makes you feel so much safer.

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