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Hemlock Crack - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 22
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Normal rack to 3". Nice ledge at end (below blank upper wall). Descent: downclimb L to horn w. sling
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Excellent crack, begins behind a beautiful hemlock tree halfway between Dobie Gillis and Rusty Bong. Recommended as a first 5.9 crack lead.

Descent Options:

descent from slings on ledge or continue up Bombay Chimney

Submitted by: virginiapine on 2006-05-25
Last Modified: 2006-12-22
Views: 1445
Route ID: 66152

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: virginiapine on 2005-01-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Very nice.

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Witnessed by: Fred Topper
Added: 2005-01-02