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Wide Crack 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: [Unknown] to me.
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 31, 2004

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BETA PHOTO: Third Pinnacle, East Face routes: Wide Crack, 5.4....

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  • Description 

    Toward the right side of the 3rd Pinnacle above The Amphitheatre you will see a large hunk of rock leaning [against] the face, and a [tree growing] out of the rock just about that. This is right of the distinguished "[triple] cracks" of Trident. Climb the flake and past the tree to reach a crack that goes up though a few steep moves and to the top of the rock. I have not placed gear in this, but it appears that it would protect on a set of large cams and hexes, maybe with a few stoppers. Despite its name, it is not a particularly wide crack, and will require no pro above fist-sized.


    A set of cams and nuts.

    Photos of Wide Crack Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Wide Crack, 5.4.
    BETA PHOTO: Wide Crack, 5.4.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Andra, 9, perhaps on Wide Crack.
    Andra, 9, perhaps on Wide Crack.

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    By Mike Pharris
    From: Longmont, CO
    Sep 17, 2008

    The girl in the pic looks to me to be a few feet right of the "Wide Crack" route. I did it by going up to the lower tree and turning an overhang (stout 5.4) and getting established in a crack with nice hand jams for a few moves to another tree above which the angle lessened to a nice finish at a slot of sorts on top.

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