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Bush Crack 

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

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: James Crump
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Submitted By: sirhctrebor on Dec 28, 2006
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Bush crack is so amazing, but woefully short

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Description 

A nice two section climb beginning with a flake to a good stance followed by a sweet finger crack to the top.


Location 

Look to the right of the southwest area for a wall sitting behind various large boulders. Bush Crack leaves a small space marked by a tree.


Protection 

Bush Crack requires a standard rack with hand sizes up top to build the anchor.



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By Hank Caylor
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From: Golden, CO
Jul 5, 2007

This crack is great, friendly and just a little harder than 5.9. Sweet addition to the site!

By marc rosenthal
From: Las Vegas, NV
Aug 5, 2007

Nice little problem! Once you get into the crack, placing gear forces a loss of expediency. Best to limit pro to one, maybe two small cams. As the caption says, it's over way too soon.

By DennisL
Mar 19, 2014

Fun route, though short!

Plenty of stances and bomber locks/jams from which to plug as much gear as you want. Cams up to #1 will let you sew it up as much as you want.

Setting an anchor that keeps the rope from angling down through the crack is tricky.