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Split - Split 8 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Tozankyaku on Jun 15, 2009

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"The Split". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

The Crux move is moving from under the roof up into the chimney. Make a few hand jams in the crack to gain footing on the face as you move up and left into the chimney. From there it is a good face climb but if needed at the bottom you can do some chimney moves. Keep an eye out for some great side pulls on the face of the front wall.

Location 

The start is in the crack under the roof to the right. There hooks on top of the route but before you Rap off you might want to consider setting a Top rope on the same anchor for the Face route Chardoney Champagne 5.9 just to the right.

Protection 

Seven Bolts with two open cold shuts on top.


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By Blitzo
Jul 7, 2010

It's actually just called "Split".
By Dave Daly
From: Kernville, CA
Sep 14, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Actually, its called 'Split 8'...not The Split or Split.
By Justin Tomlinson
From: Monrovia, CA
May 6, 2012

The opening moves are very different from most climbing in the hills and thus make this a fun route. It's kinda chossy.
By Petr
Apr 15, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

didnt seem chossy to me. Great route with perfect jams at the bottom!! Really good! Around first bolt it's the crux, if you use the crack.