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Crackstone Rib 

Crackstone Rib 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 175'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: Menlove Edwards 1935
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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Dec 24, 2007
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Description 

An airy route with a totally photogenic second pitch.

1) 30ft 5.4. Climb the beginning of the crack to a ledge and belay on the left.

2) 80ft 5.6. Traverse a well marked path leftwards to the arete, then up the arete in a great position.

3) 65ft 5.4. A grrove on the right, then a corner to a traverse on the left wall, this to a thin crack and the top.


Location 

About in the middle of the crag below a steep crack (Ribstone Crack).


Protection 

Standard rack of nuts.



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By Rob Lilley
From: Greensboro, NC
Aug 1, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b PG13

Easy climbing in some amazing situations with lots of exposure, highly recommended. The gear is good but it's a little spaced and the move on to the arete can feel committing for the new 5.6 leader, nothing to worry about, however, the holds are huge.