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When Gravity Fails 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Martin Hackworth, Ed Pearsall, 1982
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 31, 2006

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James Otey in the corner on When Gravity Fails...

Description 

This is a nice splitter handcrack between Surfin' With Grizz and Mama Told Me...

There is a bulge up high, and a heady finish. The crack is a little rough, but the jams are great.

All in all a very fun route.

Location 

From Surfin' With Grizz Walk right around the corner and spot the next viable crack.

Rappel from a tree.

Protection 

Hand sized gear mostly, with a few smaller pieces up high.

Top anchor is a tree.


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By Chris Chaney
From: Stanton, Kentucky
Oct 31, 2006

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