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Warmup Crack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c Hueco: V-easy Font: 3

Type:  Trad, Boulder, 20'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c Hueco: V-easy Font: 3 [details]
FA: Adam Van Straten
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Submitted By: BIATHLON on Jul 31, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: warm up crack


Great fun warm up for the other bouldering. I have bouldered this but would take gear if you wanted to lead. Some great hand jams and stemming. Very wet the majority of the time. Give it atleast 3 days after a rain to dry out.


Superior Hiking Trail pull off. Follow bright orange flagging to crag. Crack between the two right most slabs.


Pads and spotter or a couple medium cams

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By nodin
From: Duluth, MN
May 17, 2008

Good work! Call the FA, Adam...this was always too wet when we went out!
By chris deulen
From: Castle Rock
Aug 19, 2008

Holy Crap this thing was sweet! Perfect jams to the top! I would recommend everyone get on this (that way it would get cleaned up!), and also a topout be created. Raise your hand if you wish this went on for another 200 ft!
From: Duluth Mn
Aug 19, 2008

I gave this 2 stars because of the fact that this is always wet. Don't let that fool you, as Chris said the climbing is great.
By Kolbe Face
From: Arden Hills, Minnesota
Sep 28, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  V0 4

Beautiful crack I climbed it with a single pad at the bottom and never did I feel unsafe, the crack is perfect size for hand and foot jams. Everything was so solid, even though it was soaking wet your hand jams will never slip out.

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