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Wide Cracks 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: ?
Season: Late Spring to early Fall
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Feb 18, 2013
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Description 

An old line with some recent updates, Wide Cracks original line begins up easy, run-out terrain to a corner where some protection is available. It continues up a dihedral/corner until it gains a small notch. From here the line cuts left following a "sulcus" in the brain-shaped bulge and climbs to the top of the buttress over easier terrain. At the summit, build an anchor, then down-climb to the north or rap from Stretch Marks.

A route for someone looking to tick old lines, its ok, but nothing to write home about. Expect minimal protection over relatively easy terrain.


Location 

Upper Breadloaves-West


Protection 

Gear up to three inches, slings, and a cordelette.



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By dave bingham
May 28, 2013

"Wide Cracks" is the previous (xx rated route) name for what is now "Love Handles".