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Rappel Crack 

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

Type:  TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: truello on Mar 13, 2009  with updates from kenr

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Rappelling Rappel Crack

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Climb the obvious crack on right side of wall to the top.


Build your own anchor at the top.

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By Jeff O'Farrell
From: Chambersburg PA
Jun 13, 2011

Fun climb, you can sew this crack up with chocks!

I think it is an area classic.
By minquatrails
From: Lancaster PA
May 18, 2013

This route is a lot of fun! Lots of places for gear and enough comfortable stances to place it. Excellent climb for new trad leaders.
By kenr
May 23, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

location: This route is the obvious crack which starts about 10-15 feet off the ground -- to the right of Yellow Pages (and to the right of Rotary and RC Direct?) -- and to the left of Vision of Stem (and to the left of Unappreciated?)

start: One guidebook suggests starting on Leap of Faith and up diagonally right to join the Crack. Perhaps a little easier (and sufficiently interesting) is to start on Vision of Stem then go left to the bottom of the Crack. Or the

Direct start Variation (5.9) -- Start roughly underneath the Crack (perhaps a bit to its left), and work up through two solution pockets to the left of Vision of Stem start. Interesting sequence.

the Crack: Lots of thoughtful fun moves with a variety of techniques. Pretty sustained in difficulty.

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