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The Cricket 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Chandler Davis
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ryan Hoover on May 8, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: The Cricket. Steph Abegg photo.

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Description 

The one and only cricket. A fun climb that provides easy access to The Snake and The Shrew. It also provides access to top rope The Claw.

(Established as a free solo to access the harder upper pitches. Given the length and easier grade, others may simply "boulder" this entry pitch as well.)

Location 

In the Animal Kingdom on the far right side of Rattle Tale.

Protection 

A few pieces of gear to 2"


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By BrianDB Bartels
May 22, 2017
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Short little route that gets you up to a ledge that has some fun routes up from it. Really needs a good scrub for the 2017 season.
By David Swayne
Aug 24, 2017
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

cricket got a good cleaning about a week ago. moss and dirt free. Opened up some new/better gear placements. nice little climb for a newer leader. also the access to a few other great climbs above

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