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Gorillas in the Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Roy Suggett
New Route: Yes
Season: May to October
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Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Jul 20, 2009
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Gorillas In The Crack


An excellent long crack with finger to fist-width that often requires lie-backing.


This route, in the "Upper Jungle," is the obvious crack to the right of "Primate Primer."


A wide assortment of cams to chains.

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Just above the crux - whew!
Just above the crux - whew!
Beginning the crux
Beginning the crux
Sweet Line!
BETA PHOTO: Sweet Line!
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By Pat C
From: Honolulu
Jul 23, 2009
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

The best route up. Amazing.

By Cristina M
Jul 21, 2011

Beautiful line and beautiful climb. This route alone is worth the long drive!

By apross
Oct 2, 2011

Great route, well worth the hike.
A good warm up for Climbers in the Mist.

By the professor
Jun 28, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

Did a TR today. Very aesthetic climb on splendid rock.