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Subatomic Fingerlock

This route is located in the Gray's Branch Region at Military Wall

Nothing For Now

1 votes

Beene Material 5.10c (Trad)

First Ascent: Tom Souders, Jeff Koenig in 1983
Length: 70ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This is the next crack to the right of Subatomic Fingerlock. Begins as a very acute dihedral.
Stop at the ledge or move up to the trees to belay. Variation: Climb the overhanging crack to the right of the original start. Unknown FA.
Descent: Rap from tree
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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5.10c (6 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 18th, 2005


tonybubb said on June 18th, 2003
Pretty hard/awkward. Solid at it's grade.
ray said on March 1st, 2004
This route completely rocks. Bring a #4 for the top.
Anonymous said on September 8th, 2007
bring 2 #4's
dustonian said on October 21st, 2009
I agree, this route is bitching. At least one 4 if not 2, tough OW up top. Anyone climbing the steeper crack to the right?
symardila said on June 26th, 2012
amazing climb. Desperate finish. If belaying from up top make sure you take that #4 out before the second climbs. The rope would just push it further back into the wide crack and its a pain in the ass to retrieve.
heath said on September 3rd, 2016
Now has a bolt anchor with chains.