Thin Cracks

Page Type
Route
Location:
California, United States, North America
Route Type:
Toprope, Aid Climbing
Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Time Required:
Less than two hours
Difficulty:
C2
Rock Difficulty:
5.10d (YDS)
Number of Pitches:
1

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Thin Cracks
Created On: Jan 21, 2007
Last Edited On: Jan 22, 2008

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.

Gear

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

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