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McKinley's Crack - 5.7

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Standard rack, mostly 1-2" - takes passive pro very well. Single chain anchor, back up with a large stopper, hex, or #2 C4.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Jagged crack running right of the middle of the slab. The slab is near the bottom of the next gully west of the Gully of Higher Education. Route is visible from the road.

Descent Options:

Rap or scramble.

Submitted by: mgoodro on 2010-07-18
Views: 460
Route ID: 105837

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.6
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mgoodro on 2010-07-18 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Better than it looks

Doesn't eat pro as well as it looks, inside of the crack is jagged. Easier to get good stopper or hex placements than cams. Full of easy finger locks. Guide lists as 5.7, but felt easy 5.6.

Added: 2010-07-18