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McKinley's Crack 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on May 22, 2004

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Camerin free-soloing McKinley's JK

Description 

In the gully west of the Gully of Higher Education is a nice finger/hand crack that faces west. It is visible from the road. It looks uglier than it really is. Finger locks and happiness abound at this location. The book gives this a 5.7 rating.

Protection 

1 chain at the top. Bring a large nut to set up the anchors. It protects well with large to medium gear


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The obvious crack is McKinley's and 14 is the Unkn...
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Alysha adapting to cracks.
Alysha adapting to cracks.

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By David Shiembob
From: slc, ut
Jul 20, 2005
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Fun beginner trad route. It seems easier than 5.7. It's laid back, and easy climbing.
By MHanson
From: SLC, UT
Jul 6, 2006
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

I thought that the pro was a little tricky but the climb was so easy it doesn't make much of a difference. Also it is topropeable if you walk up around the left.
By Greg G
From: SLC, UT
May 18, 2013

Much shorter than the 60ft advertised here. Maybe more like 30-40ft.