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Z Crack 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Doug Matthews
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Submitted By: Jonathen LaFontaine on Mar 23, 2015

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Description 

Short finger crack below fix gear slung on vegetation. Start on small rock ramp and make a few crack moves.

Protection 

TCUs and stoppers.


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By BruceBurgessNC Burgess
Mar 25, 2015

I'm not sure who was the first ascensionist for Z Crack, but I am sure it wasn't me and CC. CC and I did the FA of Space Monkeys along with Buddy Price and Jimmy McCarthur. My first trip to the Bald was in 85. We climbed Nuclear Arms, Z-Crack and Shredded Wheat. There were slings for Z Crack on the Laurel then.
By Jonathen LaFontaine
From: Columbus, Ohio
Mar 25, 2015

Got ya, I got the FA info out of the Rumbling Bald guide book by Ground Up publishing.
By BruceBurgessNC Burgess
Mar 28, 2015

FA was Doug Matthews per Thomas Kelley's 2nd edition guide.

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