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9th Circuit Court of Appeals 10a Dihedral T 
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Firefly TR 
Freydis TR 
Grainstorm TR 
Headless Horseman, The TR 
Horse's Rib , The TR 
Horse's shoulder , The TR 
J.G. Strikes Again TR 
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Not My Problem 
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Test Tube, The TR 
Unknown Lieback TR 

Arch Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, TR, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 6, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up at the Arch Crack (5.8)

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This a large chimney type crack located on the backside of the Grainstorm boulder. First glimpse of this comes after the switchback past Mother Superior Boulder. Progress up the road and look right. It is big and wide.


Hike the road past The Cave Area switchback until you can see the Grainstorm problem and hike down to it. This is found on the east facing side.


TR bolts

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