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East Crack - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.35/5 Average Rating : 4.35 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (54)
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to 4", mainly 1/2" to 2"
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.83/5
  Rock Quality 4.41/5
  Scenery 4.22/5
  Fun Factor 4.28/5

Description:

Double cracks to the left of Bears Reach. 3 pitches of nice crack climbing/dike hiking. The crux is on the second pitch, climb over buldges using pin scars, small cams are helpful here. Joins Bears Reach at the 2nd belay.

Submitted by: radistrad on 2002-03-03
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Route ID: 13013

54 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: csproul on 2014-10-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Another LL

classic. Never found the bolt and pin at the top of the 1st pitch that are on the Supertopo. I disagree that there is no real crux. The 2nd bulge on the 2nd pitch felt cruxy to me.

Added: 2014-10-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: leoand23 on 2012-05-12 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Awesome route

Personally liked it better than bear's reach. My partner came off slipped and hit her back (backpack) at the sustained cruxy part of P2 (watch out).

Added: 2012-06-27

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: satch on 2011-06-26 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Cool route

led 1st and 2nd pitches, BG took 3rd, including a whipper. The girl will go for it. This climb eats up offset aliens.

Added: 2011-06-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cencalclimber on 2010-06-23 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome

I enjoyed this climb more than Bear's Reach. Steep and bulgy with plenty of great pro. Great moves that make you think, but aren't too hard.

Added: 2010-06-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: friedo on 2009-11-09 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Eric Friedlander

I lead the first pitch last year and finally nabbed the next two pitches. Great climb. A few steep bulges, but no real "crux" to speak of.

Added: 2009-11-13

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