Amazon Crack

2 Stars
 S 4a

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The undercut flaky crack is awkward to access (4b for the short) because of the undercut start. Once reached, the main crack soon eases to a steep but juggy romp.


A lovely little climb, getting over the base isn't too hard if your flexible and can get your feet about shoulder height ;-)
Neil Shephard - 09/Jun/03

Call me a nancy boy, but this seemed quite high in the grade, and I did it as a warmup for Congo Corner. However, it's is definitely no harder than Severe 4a (Amazon Crack, NOT Congo Corner). Great starting move! :o)
James McN - 04/Oct/03

Can't quite see any way around the first few moves in order not to make it 4b+, but after that a great solo warmup for the rest of the area. Severe feels about right in total.
Pythonist - 06/Jul/06

a brilliant route and harder than it looks, I did this as a warm up for mississippi variant direct and it certainly gets ur arms going. Probably the best warm up route on the edge.
robert bridges - 08/May/08

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