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Super Crack T 
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Super Crack 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: N. Brash, C. Basham, 1980
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Submitted By: Kris Gorny on Apr 20, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Super Crack. Fall, 2001.

Description 

One of the very best climbs of the grade at the New. Continuously difficult. Use longer slings at the bottom roof to avoid rope drag higher up. Save your strength and #1 and #2 cams for the crux up top. Some spectacular whippers from the very last moves have been seen.

Location 

Just to the right of the yellow face with the bolted Gun Club there's a corner with a prominent crack in it. This is the climb.

Protection 

Small and hand size cams, and a set of nuts provide excellent pro. Bolted anchor.


Photos of Super Crack Slideshow Add Photo
Near the top photo by Mike Turner
Near the top photo by Mike Turner
Eben and Ange on Supercrack
Eben and Ange on Supercrack
View from the top of Supercrack. 10/9/2010
View from the top of Supercrack. 10/9/2010

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