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Connecticut Crack 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Jul 24, 2007
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Linking Connecticut Crack with Fingers On A Seasca...

Description 

The route follows a series of discontinuous finger cracks.
Delicate footwork marks the crux of the rotue as you traverse left to right between cracks.


Location 

Several meters left of "Old Town" and immediately left of "London Bridges." Look for the obvious, discontinuous cracks (like the claw marks of a house-sized cat).

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Protection 

Tiny and small nuts & cams up to 2-in for the finishing crack.
2-Bolt top anchor with rappel rings.



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By Matthew Fienup
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From: Ventura, CA
Jul 25, 2007

While not regarded as being as classic as "Old Town" or other nearby routes, "Connecticut Crack" was the most memorable climb at the Precipice on a day when we climbed more than half a dozen routes. It remains one of my favorite routes to date.

Don't miss this one!

By Michael Buchanan
May 14, 2011
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

This thing is sweet! The changeover is some awesome 6-12 feet of really really fun climbing. This route has a nice rest ledge before the business, so up and down climbing to place pro is a breeeeze.

By Michael Z.
From: Campton, NH
Aug 16, 2011

I think the name is Connecticut Cracks with an S, Cracks, as there are a series of discontinuous cracks.

Anyway this is a fine route, if this is your limit get on it and take some falls, I did. After all you drove all that way.

By john strand
From: southern colo
Aug 16, 2011

I'm almost positive that the f/a was jeff Achey

By chris magness
Mar 25, 2014

Madera, not sure when.