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Crack of Despair 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Chris Gesek on Oct 21, 2012

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Around the corner from the main face, behind a large tree is an obvious strenuous finger/hand crack.


Standard rack.

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By -- Chris --
Nov 10, 2014
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13

It takes some thought and time to set up a TR, but totally worth it if you're scared of leading this route but want to try a 5.10 crack. Just watch the big tree near the crack - it's easy to swing off into it.

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