|Type:||Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]|
|Submitted By:||Martin Jacaruso on Jul 25, 2009|
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From: Charlotte, NC
Jul 14, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
This is an excellent crack and a stiff 5.9 on lead because placing gear in the upper portion of the crack system carries a full "pump" value.
A standard NC trad rack is ideal with 0.4 and 0.5 BD cam's coming in big handy. NOTE: there is a diagonal crack on the left 'open book' face that you can easily see from the ground. You can place a #3 BD cam in the bottom of this crack to help protect the crux.