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Bat Crack 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a [details]
FA: John Wolfe, Rich Wolfe, 12-1966.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Jun 11, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: "Bat Crack".
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Start about twenty feet right of "Billabong". Climb a chimney to "Bat Ledge". Climb a crack to the top.


Protection 

Standard rack.



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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Dec 7, 2008

Kinda fun!

By stoubie
From: joshua tree, ca
Mar 20, 2010

We did this by starting it on Southwest Passage (5.8) then up through the chimney on the right. The crack itself is off-width. Good place for pro above your head as you start the main system, but you will need the "big stuff" later towards the end or you'll be scooting and praying to the top.

By Dean Olson
From: San Diego, CA
Feb 19, 2013
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a

stoubie is so right on. the final haul is difficult to protect and you might find yourself run out to the finish.