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Crandall Hammer Arete 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Crandall, 2004
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Submitted By: Jim Hausmann on Aug 16, 2010
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Description 

After a thin & sharp start, make one very height-dependent move and continue up the arete. Tod Anderson's book gives this 5.10d, which I'm sure is correct if you are a little taller than I am. Shorter people might call this 11+.


Location 

This is just left of the Main Wall, on the arete.


Protection 

9 bolts to 2-bolt anchor.



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By Luke Childers
Oct 8, 2010

Super fun and harder than it looks people. A wrong move on the arÍte can leave you stunned and bewildered!!! Another classic for the area. Will do again!

By Mike Crandall
From: Superior, CO
Oct 16, 2012

Dude! You spelt my name wrong! :D
10d tops! There's a secret squirrel hold for climbers under 6'2". (unless of course it broke off since then)

By slim
Administrator
Jun 3, 2013
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Bolts are in kind of weird locations, like 4 feet above ledges. Couple areas with ledge fall potential. Ok climbing though.

By Carl H.
Sep 23, 2013

First three moves on very sharp rock. It changes quickly to the need for balance and arm strength. I think 10d is accurate.