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Best Crack in Minnesota 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Sep 28, 2003
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The Best Crack in Minnesota is definitely NOT the best crack in Wyoming. The climb is OK but nothing to write home about. It is located just right of the Wiessner Column, about halfway between Durrance and Walt Bailey.

Perform a tricky stem to gain the crack and then proceed up flared, lichen filled cracks to chains located around the corner before the crack dead ends.


Protection 

Medium to hand-size cams sew it up.



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By Dan Dewell
Sep 29, 2003
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

This very well might be the worst climb in the Midwest...maybe. Awkward placements and funky, dirty movement makes this route definitely NOT worth doing. It is on par for Minnesota climbing, but even Minnesota has better cracks!

By Frank Sanders
Nov 15, 2007

Really !!! Don't even bother with this one....THERE ARE SOOO MANY BETTER CLIMBS TO CLIMB ON THIS TOWER !!!!