Emerald Crack

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Evening sun
Up and Down
12 mins
Sheltered

This tall buttress is home to the classic struggle of Emerald Crack and the excellent but oft ignored face climb of Pearls. There are some easier cracks though these are generally both green and awkward! Guidebook page 352.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Clasp
12m. The left arete is usually green and may leave you grasping.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E3 5b
2
Left Twin Crack
12m. The wide, straight crack is a traditional grit battle.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
3
Emerald Crack
14m. The superb leaning crack is easy enough to two-thirds height, and then it turns mean. Long reaches, thin jams and a tricky...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E3 6a
4
Diamond Life
14m. The right arete on its right-hand side has a bold finale.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6b
5
Pearls
12m. A great route that strings you along with every move a little harder than the last one! Cracks in the side wall lead to...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
E2 5c
6
Double Cave Climb
12m. The floral groove on the right-hand side of the face leads to a chockstoned exit. Traditional with a capital T!
 VD
7
High in the Thin Cold Air
6m. An out-of-the-way and short-lived arete.
1 user comment
 VS 4c
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