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Camelot 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Chris D on Aug 1, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Camelot

Description 

The splitter crack on the West Face of Camelot Crag is one of those fun, short routes that leaves you wanting more and is over way too soon. Great hand and foot jams with plenty of face holds for the feet make this a fun little romp.

Location 

Just west of Castle Rock

Protection 

Gear to 3 inches. No top anchors, and only a very wide crack on top for gear. Alternately, belay from below and behind the summit boulders.


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The start of Camelot
BETA PHOTO: The start of Camelot
not the best for a TR as you can see
BETA PHOTO: not the best for a TR as you can see
Scott Nomi leads.
Scott Nomi leads.
Wonderful setting.
Wonderful setting.
Scott stemming.
Scott stemming.
Wonderful view from the top.  Leap the chasm to "walk off".
Wonderful view from the top. Leap the chasm to "w...

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By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
May 15, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Short but good jamming crack - with wonderful outlook across to the lake and beyond.
By Rob Selter
From: running springs Ca
Jun 30, 2012

nice hand crack on good rock with a pleasant setting.
By Daren
Aug 28, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

fun crack! would recommend for a beginner - intermediate climber.. i dunno if i would recommend a TR tho, you need gear 4+" in awkward crack..

i found what seemed to be a class 4 walkoff on the backside of this.. does anyone know of an easier way down?
By C Miller
Administrator
Aug 1, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

The easiest way off the top of the rock is to the climber's left (north) if looking at the crack from the ground.