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Wide Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Colonel Mustard on Jul 14, 2012

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As implied, the route follows the obvious wide crack and right around the roof to a blocky finish. Either finish up on the shared anchors for the routes here, or build your own and then rap.

The first bulge in the wide crack is the crux and is insecure wide jamming with poor feet.


The furthest route right on the main face.


1" - 3"

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By Hendo Henderson
From: Denver, CO
Jun 17, 2013

You know, this route was actually pretty fun. A very fun bulge on Trad lead. The pro wasn't straight forward, that's for sure. The hand jam crack was either very crumbly or irregular on either side. So not very confidence boosting. Still though! Fun 5.8 moves. Worth trying!
By Andrew Gerald Thaller
Apr 5, 2016

I've lead it a number of times recently the gear is great and the moves felt less awkward than I remember.