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Eight-Mile Rock
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Classic Crack T 
Deception Crack T 
Hornblower T,TR 
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Twin Cracks T 

Deception Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Lizzy Trower on Feb 5, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Deception Crack is the obvious right-to-left crack...

Description 

This route is a bit of a one-move wonder, but if Classic Crack is taken, it can be fun to do while waiting. The route is the curving crack around the corner from Classic Crack. The crux is pretty obvious. It is also a little tricky to protect. The rest is easy.


Protection 

Standard trad rack. Don't need to carry much since the route is quite short. Bolted anchors that are shared with Mickey Mantle.



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Sarah's Butt Shot - Photo Shopped out the rope.
Sarah's Butt Shot - Photo Shopped out the rope.
A fun lead on Deception Crack.
A fun lead on Deception Crack.
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By Blitzo
Sep 13, 2006

Definitely harder than it looks.

By BenCooper
From: Wyoming
Apr 16, 2007

The diagonal crack portion takes good medium cams, and is the only 5.9 move on the route.