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Coroner's Crack 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Garrick Muehlnickel on Mar 3, 2009
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Description 

Coroner's Crack is the small roof crack in between "The Ladder" and "Jerry's Kids". If you enjoy leading on rodent urine-soaked rock with the occasional pocket-o-poo, this is the climb for you. Once you reach the roof (crux), prepare for an arm bar in the crack with loose, flaky feet below. There are some big jugs on top to pull through the loose stuff.


Protection 

Cams - 0.5 to 2. A #5 cam is key to protecting the finish of the climb.



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By Drew McLean
From: Colorado
Nov 8, 2009

3 of us climbed this today and actually cleaned it out significantly Albeit the bird shit is still there its not quite as crumbly now. Make sure the belayer is wearing eye protection from all the crap and dirt getting kicked off. The crux was pulling through to the finish in the off width crack. Good stuff.

By Dan Howell
From: Northglenn, CO
Nov 8, 2009

After a few more climbs and the subsequent cleaning up of loose materials, this may get two stars from me. And yes, at this point in time, eye protection is a good idea.