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Grippazoid 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: MJ, EFR, VB, 1984
Season: south facing
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Submitted By: greg k on Feb 19, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Follow the crack...

Description 

Enjoyable crack above the Lost Wall. Some plates have recently calved off the bottom section but I don't imagine that affected the climbing much. This would be a much sought-after moderate crack @ windy pt...

Location 

Per the backcountry guide, "obvious crack" right of several large roofs atop the Lost Wall. From a distance the start looks like an elephant trunk.

Protection 

Standard backcountry rack


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By 1Eric Rhicard
Feb 25, 2013

I see from the photo that the Manzanita has been burnt away. Michael Jimmerson had to break through about 10 feet of of the stuff. It was about 6 feet tall and I was amazed at how easily you could break pretty thick branches.