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Great Northern Slab
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L to R R to L Alpha
Air Over Aries S 
Aires T 
Blockbuster T 
Breakfast of Champions T 
Great Northern Slab T 
Let's Go Bowling T,S 
Libra Crack T 
Marginal Karma T 
Nick O' Time T 
On the Verge S 
Pisces T 
Pretty Vacant S 
Roger's Corner T 
Sickle Crack T 
Sonic Reducer S 
Strength Through Bowling T 
Sugar Bear T 
Taurus T 
Terminal Preppie T,S 
Voyage to the Bottom of the Verge T,S 

Sickle Crack 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Tom Bath on Nov 3, 2009

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Description 

The traversing lower half of the crack can be climbed either high (by shuffling your feet along the crack using your hands for balance) or low (with your hands in the crack while smearing). The upper half of the climb is easier.

Location 

From the ledge this climb heads up the sickle shaped crack between P1 of the Grat Northern Slab and the Aries diehedral.

Protection 

Gear to 3". Smaller gear for the crack, larger for the anchor.


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