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Isis in Crisis 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: David Sampson and Catherine Conner
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: arjunmh on Nov 25, 2011

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The tricky gear at the bottom is poor -- it's a C3...

Description 

Crack located on the left side of the East-SE facing wall (just right of “The Dogs..., and shares the same anchors)”

Protection 

Trad.


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By Ben Beard
From: Superior, AZ
Dec 1, 2011

I couldn't find the bolts, are they at the bottom? The gear on the bottom seems really tricky, good after that.
By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Dec 23, 2011

Sorry, Ben, my fault with the original description -- there are no bolts on this climb. Have edited description accordingly.
By jonathan horst
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 3, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

TRed this route from the anchors of "The Dogs..." Fairly fun. I didn't see many friendly gear placements on the bottom 20' or so of the route, but then, i don't have have a ton of trad experience.
By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Feb 6, 2012

Having now climbed this at last I completely agree that the lower part of this climb protects poorly. The photo shows the gear I placed, but I found the climbing to be easy and so wasn't worried about falling -- would not recommend leading this lower part if your uncomfortable with poor gear, or would recommend a different start. The upper crack is wonderful and the climbing is more like 5.9.
By Laurel
From: Phoenix
Feb 13, 2012

This is truly the best climb in Dogtown, thought that Dogs Must be crazy was fun, but this is awesome. Little tricky pro down low, would have loved a bolt instead, but the rest is solid. Thanks DS and CC for this awesome addition!!!
By Catherine Conner
From: Phoenix, AZ
Feb 24, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This is my favorite too, Laurel (well, and Salt & Pepper), but really fun crack.