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Whaleback Crack - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.75/5
  Rock Quality 3.25/5
  Scenery 3.25/5
  Fun Factor 3.75/5

Description:

Check out paclimbing.com for details on this climb. That's where I got the info. I've only climbed this once and probably won't go back. Whaleback crack is a great 1-pitch climb but there is not an abundance of climbing here. Whaleback Crack is solid but some of the other climbs are loose and dirty.

Descent Options:

just climb first pitch. Rap from bolted anchors

Submitted by: doubledare on 2008-07-14
Views: 1307
Route ID: 94759

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: joel_gibbel on 2013-11-02 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Crack

Nice climb, solid gear.

Added: 2013-11-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: joeforte on 2008-09-28 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Kamakazi crack

This route is actually called Kamikaze Crack in the guidebook

Added: 2013-10-28

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: ericbeyeler on 2009-07-11 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice crack

straightforward. This really is about 5.5, not 5.8.

Added: 2009-07-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: doubledare on 2008-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars great PA crack

the first pitch of this crack ends in bolted anchors. Great crack. Highly recomend but soem of the other crack are troubled by loose, rubble covered ledges. The rock here is shale and is loose in places

Added: 2008-07-14