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Drat Crack 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: rockratrei on Nov 11, 2004

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Magnificent varnish on the Drat Crack

Description 

Continue past Sunnyside Crag, enter the drainage of Ice Boxhead up the canyon - look on the right side for two beautiful black cracks about 50 ft above the creek bed. Crack on the right is Drat Crack. 5.8 climbing leads to a natural anchor - slings through the rock.


Protection 

Standard rack up to #4.



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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 21, 2005

i was wondering what these routes were named...fun lines. We shored up the anchor a bit this past spring with a better knot and reset the stopper. Good stuff!

By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
May 26, 2011

Low angle, gobbles up gear, short and strenuous crux--a nice little route.

By sukhyung
Mar 31, 2014
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

DEFINITELY take a #4 or two...