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Bannana Peel T 
Boomstick Crack T 
Bottom Line, The T 
Calculus Crack T 
Calculus Direct T 
Crack Slabbeth T 
Crossing, The S 
Dances with Pigs S 
Dancing in the Light T 
Dessert Dike T,S 
Diamondback T 
Diedre T 
Dream Symphony T 
Edge of Anxiety T 
Granville Street T 
Great Arch, The S 
Karen's Math T 
Memorial Crack T 
One Scoop with Delicious Dimples T,S 
Over The Rainbow T,S 
Rambles T 
Rock On T 
Rock On Direct (aka Hard On) T 
Sickle T 
Slab Alley T,S 
Snake T 
South Arete T 
Sparrow T 
St. Vitus' Dance T 
Start From Scratch T 
Teetering on the Brink of Madness S 
Unfinished Symphony T,S 
Vector T 
White Lightning T 

Memorial Crack 

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

Type:  Trad, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: F. Beckey, H. Mather, D. Claunch
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Submitted By: John Wilder on Jul 30, 2010

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instant exposure on this one climbers left. I bela...


A fun route that is mandatory for getting up to the Squamish Buttress or Ultimate Everything for those climbing the left side of the Apron (or you can traverse Broadway for ages to Broomstick Crack).

Ascend the crack and corner to the top.


Located on the north end of Memorial Ledge, start up a crack leading to the dihedral above.


gear to 4"

Photos of Memorial Crack Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Swiss Fabian Enz following Memorial Crack
Swiss Fabian Enz following Memorial Crack
Rock Climbing Photo: Fabian enjoying the views on Memorial Crack
Fabian enjoying the views on Memorial Crack

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By Bryan Hall
From: Bend, Oregon
Aug 16, 2012

Gear to 4 inches is overkill. There is plenty of smaller pro and the final move up to the belay is well protected with a #3 if you want it.
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Sep 25, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

there used to be a small pine tree below the crux flaring groove, seems more sustained now.

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