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Power Line 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Bitter/Ruckman
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Submitted By: Dpurf on Feb 21, 2006

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Description 

Some say that it is the best 1" crack in the world. And I am sure it is worth the little hike to it. It is the 5th line to the left of Flower Power (which is the big left facing corner)

Protection 

lot's of .75 and 1


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By Alex Shainman
From: the best place right now!
Aug 30, 2007

I heard it took Merrill a while to send it...Those big, bulky shoes of that era! We have it easy nowadays!!

One of the best!!
By Bryan Gilmore
From: Your Mama
Dec 29, 2008

I don't know how anyone could call it the best 1" crack seeing as it's only 1" for about 25'. Maybe... it's a great .75" and 1" crack that has a fist pod and some less than vertical .5" that totals less than 50'. Now that'd be more accurate.
By Jay Brown
From: Aspen, Colorado
Oct 25, 2010

..."sandbag"!
By Gaar
From: Springdale / Zion UT / Moab
Nov 15, 2010

Hard for grade...Have been on harder rated that were easier
By ben jammin
From: Moab, UT
Sep 4, 2012
rating: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

I'd say this one is 5.12 no matter what size fingers you have.. Its either going to be hard off the start (purple camelots) or the second half to the pod (grey camelots)..

I would have a hard time saying this is the best "1 crack, simply because its offset.. That being said, it's pretty f#$@cking awesome.