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Cow Patty Crack 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Pat and Azenda Thompson, Chris & Shannon Coney, 2001.
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Sep 20, 2005

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Marga moving left at the horizontal crack.

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Description 

Cow Patty Crack is a short but fun trad route. Go to the right side of the crag and uphill a short distance to the start of the route.

Climb a right-facing corner to a roof. Traverse left at a horizontal crack and climb easier rock to the chain anchor.

The cruxes are halfway up the corner and moving left at the horizontal crack.

Excellent moves on good rock; too bad it's not any longer.

Protection 

Finger to hand-sized gear (green Alien to a #2 Camalot). 2-bolt anchor with chains at the top.


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Marga Powell placing pro near the top of the corner.
Marga Powell placing pro near the top of the corne...
Cow Patty Crack.  Climb the corner, traverse left at the horizontal crack, and continue to the chain anchor. <br /> <br />Short but fun.
BETA PHOTO: Cow Patty Crack. Climb the corner, traverse left ...
About to traverse.
About to traverse.

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By J1.
From: Boulder, Colorado
Mar 13, 2011

Good route, IMO pretty stiff for 5.9 especially pulling left around the corner. Felt like 10. One of the better crack climbs at the Hole.