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Camelot Crag
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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Chris D on Aug 1, 2010
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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.


Just west of Castle Rock


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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Wonderful setting.
Wonderful setting.
The start of Camelot
BETA PHOTO: The start of Camelot
Scott stemming.
Scott stemming.
Scott Nomi leads.
Scott Nomi leads.
not the best for a TR as you can see
BETA PHOTO: not the best for a TR as you can see
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By Chris Owen
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
May 15, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 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- 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?