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Circuit Breaker TR 
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Circuit Breaker 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  TR, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Will S on Jun 18, 2007

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This is one of the classic crack boulder problems in the Valley. Approximately 20' tall with a short approach, flat landing, and easy walk off, this slightly leaning splitter finger crack is great for honing your thin fingercrack technique. Mostly first knuckle locks. Usually bouldered, but you could rig a TR if desired.


Find the wooden cabin #73 in Curry. Walk behind it on the right side and head straight up the hill, gaining a faint trail that leads directly to the wall, intersecting right at this problem.

Photos of Circuit Breaker Slideshow Add Photo
Greg on Circuit Breaker
Greg on Circuit Breaker
First knuckle locks for 20'
BETA PHOTO: First knuckle locks for 20'
Circuit Breaker, 11b fingers
BETA PHOTO: Circuit Breaker, 11b fingers
Greg on Circuit Breaker
Greg on Circuit Breaker
Greg on Circuit Breaker
Greg on Circuit Breaker
Greg on Circuit Breaker
Greg on Circuit Breaker

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By m-earle
From: USA
Aug 1, 2007

Be warned that the last move has spit off many unsuspecting climbers. While the move feels quite solid, I have heard of at least 3 different people taking the fall and fuck'n up their ankles.
By nathanwerner
Apr 16, 2015

I was looking for this problem a week ago and didn't think about the rockfall a couple years ago. Evidently it took out most of the cabins back there. Can anyone give some beta about how to find it now days? Thank you!
By Bryan G
From: Yosemite
Apr 16, 2015

There's a climbers trail leading up to the base of it. The trail begins a little bit to the east of the Old Curry Area (Root Canal, Kevin's Traverse, ect...) It's been a few years since i walked up there so I don't remember the specifics other than that.

There's also some more photos and a video on the route page under the bouldering section: Circuit Breaker
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