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Crab Walk - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 8
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Perhaps one large cam to the left at the start, and a decent rack of small to 3" pieces plus lots of longer runners.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

Excellent exercise in protecting your second on a traverse. At the "open", left-facing dihedral (tough to protect - try a large cam in the overlap to the left) make long reaches out right, and move up to a left-facing flake. Climb this until it ends and go up to the horizontal dike that the route now traverses along, way out right. The cracks gradually become larger... The dike eventually becomes a flake; when it turns upward to be right-facing, place a last piece of pro and traverse right (again!) to bushes and then downclimb to a sturdy pine tree with rap slings.

Descent Options:

2-rope rappel from slings on a pine tree puts you at the base near the start of "Another Green World".

Submitted by: virginiapine on 2007-10-25
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Route ID: 89952

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: virginiapine on 2006-03-10 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Lots of fun!

Excellent exercise in traversing, and thinking about protecting your second on a traverse.

Added: 2007-10-25