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Left Trinity Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Scott Baxter
Season: Yr Round
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Submitted By: Michael John Gray on Jul 30, 2006
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pulling the roof after leading left trinity
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This route is the left of the three beautiful 5.10 cracks at the end of the trail. Down past Isaiah. Climb up easy slab to the base of the finger crack i.e. the business. Pull through the crux on good pro to easy climbing under the roof. Traverse the roof right to the hand crack and pull the 5.9? roof and jam the crack to the top.
This was my first 5.10 red point, and is a good first 5.10 thats safe!


Hike west along the base of the climbs passing Isaiah, to an almost impassable area around a corner and look up at the three beautiful cracks!


Smaller Cams for short crux and some hand sized for the top.

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Left Trinity Crack
Left Trinity Crack
left trinity, up under the roof
left trinity, up under the roof
Paul on the Left Trinity. Photo by Hillary Davis 2006.
Paul on the Left Trinity. Photo by Hillary Davis 2...
Youngharz on the roof moves after climbing Left Trinity
Youngharz on the roof moves after climbing Left Tr...
Left Trinity
Left Trinity
hbomb following L trinity
hbomb following L trinity
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By markguycan
From: flagstaff, az
Aug 18, 2007

do the awesome left finish if you still have the guns. out the chimney/roof and past thin steep cracks 5.11! protects sufficiently well.

By Larry Coats
Oct 28, 2007

First ascent Scott Baxter for all three of the Trinity Cracks.

By Tavis Ricksecker
From: Bishop, ca
Apr 21, 2008
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b

I thought the left roof was supposed to be 10a.. Aw what do I know I'm too much of a pussy to go that way! I traversed off right. ppbbpbpt.

By Michael John Gray
From: Queensbury, NY
Feb 24, 2009

I went right too. If you can pull the roof thats pretty sick!!

By Paul Davidson
Feb 24, 2009

Left roof is not nearly as bad as it looks.
Once you get up there some big feet show up.

By jayci
From: Flagstaff
Jul 9, 2011

The left roof is more like 5.10. protects well with some hand size pieces. Worth doing.