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The Painted Crack 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c Hueco: V0 Font: 4

Type:  Trad, Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 7, 2007  with updates from Logan Swartz and 1 more

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The Climb 

The hand/fist crack that splits the boulders.


#3 or 4 camalots, or just a boulder pad.

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By Dean Olson
Nov 1, 2011
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Challenging jams in the middle. Key right toe halfway up on face. Great way to break down crack jamming form.

Not sure why pro is listed here. I would have just liked a crash pad.
By Chris Kehoe
Jul 12, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  V0- 4-

Probably my favorite crack at Santee. This can definitely eat a bit of your back hand.

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