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Murphy Creek
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Frogger T,TR 
Gortlough RA T 
Lizard Lips TR 
Lock Tight T 
Lock, Stock, and Barrel T 
Mandric- direct start T 
Pac Man T 
Penguin Cafe T 
Whips & Chains T 
X- Wing T 

Gortlough RA 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Colonel Mustard on Aug 6, 2012

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Description 

An OW-sized crack that demands very little actual OW technique, this climb boasts a surprising amount of hand jams and much wide stuff can be circumnavigated with stemming and face holds. Cheating, I know.

Large blocks are split on either side by essentially two cracks, so choose your path according to your strengths, but you should probably wind up by finishing on the crack on the right side because the anchors are located there.


Location 

In the chimney just right of the distinctive Penguin Cafe. Obvious wide cracks.


Protection 

Hand sized to 5" camalot. Widely spaced rap anchors.



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