This is first section of climbs encountered via the hiking trail into the area. On ones left is the namesake route, the striking OW crack in the center of the face.
Just as one hikes up the trail from the road, this formation is visable. The trail continues along its base. Approach on a slow day is 2 minutes (!).
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Y Crack Area:
The Y Crack 5.7 Trad, TR
Hairy Airy 5.9 Trad, 35 feet
The 5.11 Problem 5.11- TR
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Chimney 5.3 CA : San Diego County : ... : The Y Crack Area
Right and around the corner of the Y crack is this obvious chimney. It is often done as a solo, but can be set-up as a TR as bolts/rings are at the top. The crux involves grabbing a horn and stepping out for an exposed move to gain the top. Fun...[more] Browse More Classics in CA