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Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon

The fifth pitch of Vertigo is the notorious Half Moon Crack, a completely unprotected 5.9R off-width with a 60 foot run-out.
Here Derek opts for the Crescent Moon variation, which ascends to the base of Half Moon then traverses left on thin smears to access a thin corner which leads to a beautiful thin finger crack through a bulge, which eventually opens to hand size. A very comfy, three bolt belay above.

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Rock Climbing Photo Location Photo Location: North_America: United_States: New_Hampshire: Grafton_County: Cannon_Cliff: Big_wall_section-_Central_sect

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