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The "start" of the crag

This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Backside Wall

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Handcrack My Ass 5.7 (Trad) *

First Ascent: Chuck Keller, Steve Faulkner, Dave Wilson in 1990
Length: 80ft
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From where the approach trail meets the wall, walk right and look for some blocks. Behind the blocks is this left-leaning offwidth with what appears to be a 15-foot handcrack at the top.
Moves: Wide Crack or Offwidth
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
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Huggybone said on February 7th, 2005
Just right of this line is an unnamed 5.8 in a flaring crack. FA Alexis scott, 2000 (I thik)