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5.6 Crack T 
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Last of the Wild Ones Variation T,S 
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Slanting Dihedral 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Pat Callis, Bill St. Lawrence, Early 1970's
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Submitted By: Mark Goodro on May 13, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Red: Slanting Dihedral 5.9 Green: Practice Crack (...

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Route follows the obvious crack in the dihedral up to a ledge and then under the roof and continues to follow the crack and slanting ledge. Crux is traversing under the roof to the face.


Starts a few feet to the left of Practice Crack (aka 5.6 Crack). Follow the crack up and left to the anchor of Silent Rock. Bolted anchor at the top.


Standard rack, medium cams.

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By Ty Morrison-Heath
From: Bozeman, MT
Sep 25, 2011

Pretty sure this is called Jerry's Route.
By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Sep 25, 2011

Nope, Mark's got it right. Jerry's Route is on the wall to the right of the 5.6 crack.

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