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Split Personality 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Keith Cunning,1979
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005

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Passed the tough transition, now for the sustained...


Climb Double Dogleg to the point where it stars leaning left and then cut right to reach a splitter finger crack. Positive jams and edges work up the face to a thin frictiony move at the top that leads right to the bolted anchors.

Fun moves, good rock and bomber gear are found on this route, but the shortness of the climbing independant of Double Dogleg detracts slightly from the overall quality. Three stars out of five.


Immediately right of Rock Candy is this fine route that should not be confused with another quality route with the same name in the Sheep Pass area.


Pro to 3", bolted anchor/rap (3/8")

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just about to make the split
Just about to make the split
Rock Climbing Photo:  Sean enjoying the splitter finger crack of Split ...
Sean enjoying the splitter finger crack of Split ...
Rock Climbing Photo: approaching the top
BETA PHOTO: approaching the top

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By Steve Powell
Apr 29, 2003

another fun finger crack.
By Joseph Lee
Oct 14, 2005

Yet another fun route. Too bad it's so short. Nice slab finish.
By Scott Edlin
From: boulder, co
Apr 12, 2006

fun! seemed easier than rock candy, but maybe just because it was shorter.
By Obi
From: Portland, OR
Oct 22, 2006
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Felt the crux were the last few moves onto the slabs.
By Colin Parker
From: Idyllwild, CA
May 22, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Enjoyed this route a great deal. The crux for us was definetely the split from double dogleg over to the thin crack, although the remainder of the route from that point has its challenges. Enjoy!
By Canon
Nov 17, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The hardest part may be making the last unprotected friction move to top out. Make sure you place something in the end of the crack!
By Climb To Safety
From: california
Feb 15, 2013

Top roped this after climbing double dogleg, great route on an even greater wall, can't wait to go back on a warmer day.

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