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XY Crag (Chromosome Cracks)

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X crack-Left Finish T,TR 
X-Crack-Right Finish T,TR 
Y Crack T,TR 

XY Crag (Chromosome Cracks) Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Tom Bath on Nov 18, 2009
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This small crag is located just across from 8 Mile Campground and has a few nice cracks and a contrived sport route that can all be led or easily toproped.

Getting There 

Park across the road from 8 Mile CG. Either head straight up the gulley or up and around on the left.

Climbing Season

For the Eight Mile Area area.

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Dec 9, 2015
Jon, I would create an area called 8 mile campground area, add this and Stones Throw and Veterans club to it, and J/Y crag.
By Jon Nelson
From: Bellingham, WA
Dec 10, 2015
Good idea, thanks. It's done.