Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
(04) Showdown Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Finger Flake T 
Frigidaire S 
Gunslinger S 
Precious S 
SideKick S 
Unnamed T 
Unnamed 2 T 
Velcro Bootie S 

Finger Flake 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Carolyn Parker & John Kear, 2004 or so
Page Views: 1,403
Submitted By: Robin on Aug 6, 2009

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (11)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: The route goes up the flake / finger crack. You c...

Description 

This is one of the best easy routes at the crag, but requires (very minimal) gear. Good to TR beginners on.

Heads up a right facing flake / finger crack and then a crack / slab.

You can also lead the the crack in the corner 3 feet left of the flake or any combination of the two you like and stay at 5.7.

I prefer to do one then the other for the most bang for my buck.


Location 

75 feet left of Sweet Jane at a place where the trail jogs downwards a few feet.


Protection 

Single set of cams (C4) from 0.3 to #1. Doubles of 0.4 and 0.5 if you are worried. Single set of nuts would be fine too. 2BA.



Comments on Finger Flake Add Comment
Show which comments
By John Kear
From: Albuquerque, NM
Nov 21, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Carolyn Parker and I put up this route in 2004 or so. Finger Flake is as good of a name as any.