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Me working the nemesis. First of three in the WTM...
This is the super obvious overhanging finger crack just right of Brontosaurus. Climb up the easy gully on the left then hit the crack. A couple flared handjams lead to good fingers lead to bad fingers lead to good fingers again. All at a very steep angle.
A hand size piece at the start, a 1 camalot, and two .4's. For me anyway. I used a lot more while sussing it out but pared down once I thought I had a chance.
Placing the last piece of gear, a .4 camalot, from...
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From: Concord, MA
Apr 4, 2009
I believe the original name for this was "The Nazi Bitch Crack." Or something to that effect.
|By Tony B|
From: Around Boulder, CO
Apr 5, 2009
That is true- it was renamed when it got freed. NBC was the name of the "aid" ascent.
From: The Old Northwest
Nov 21, 2011
Just a note, my gear list, once I was done hangdogging it:
equalized 3 & 4 camalot for an anchor off the ledge, then a .75 camalot, then two .4 camalots. This sets you up for a significant fall if you blow the final moves, but there really aren't that many other good spots to place gear from.