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Jack of Diamonds T,TR 
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Open Book, The T,TR 
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Roger's Romp T 
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The Open Book 

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

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Eliza Penick on Apr 23, 2009

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A decent 5.6, good place for beginners to top rope.


Wander up easier & lower-angled ground beneath the feature & climb the short crack in the left-facing corner, to the left of the overhanging "nose."


Minimal protection on the lower portion beneath the corner. Bolted anchors on top, good for top roping.

Photos of The Open Book Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing up the lower angle terrain to the "o...
BETA PHOTO: Climbing up the lower angle terrain to the "o...
Rock Climbing Photo: Heath at the crux
Heath at the crux

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By Curtveld
Feb 14, 2014

One of the most aesthetic routes on Erie for the grade. Unfortunately the 'book' section is getting polished from heavy use

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