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Thin Cracks

Thin Cracks

Thin Cracks

Page Type: Route

Location: California, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 35.81602°N / 118.45508°W

Object Title: Thin Cracks

Route Type: Toprope, Aid Climbing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Time Required: Less than two hours

Rock Difficulty: 5.10d (YDS)

Difficulty: C2

Number of Pitches: 1

Route Quality: 
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Page By: robojeda

Created/Edited: Jan 21, 2007 / Jan 22, 2008

Object ID: 262856

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Route Description

"Thin Cracks" follows the two parallel cracks on the face between "Chouinard Special" and "The Lieback." The third of the "Thin Cracks" lies a few feet left of "Initiation Crack."

Top-rope free

Left 2 cracks: Set up top-rope by climbing the first crack pitch of "Chouinard" to chains above the cracks.

Third Crack: Climb up beginning of "Claustrophobia Crack." Traverse right at ledge to "Initiation Crack" ringed anchors.

Aid C2

Left 2 cracks: Lead up right crack with hooks and micro-.75" nuts/cams.

"Thin Cracks" was first climbed by Joh Allen in 1981.


50m rope
10 draws
micro-.75 nuts/cams
talon hook, cliffhanger hook


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