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Joy Crack - 5.9

Average Rating = 2.00/5 Average Rating : 2.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Trad)
Requires medium gear.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 1.00/5


To the right of Tunnel Vision is this hand crack. It is very difficult to see, even after your eyes have adjusted to the darkness. It is recommended that you use a headlamp.

Submitted by: asellers98 on 2008-10-06
Views: 1106
Route ID: 96272

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: justroberto on 2016-01-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars -


Added: 2016-01-30

  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: theresister on 2012-09-02 (View Climbing Log)

1 out of 5 stars Must have waist of 34" or smaller!!!

My partner really wanted to climb Tunnel Vision. After we found these cave cracks. I saw that I wouldn't be able to fit through the tunnel vision escape. I wasn't sure but thought I could fit through the slightly larger Joy Crack exit. So I led it and barely made it out of the squeeze exit. The crack was just there for gear protection, I was stemming/chimneying/worming my way out. Brought up my partner at the tree on top of the exit and we walked South over to the anchors above The Wick and The Flame to rap down. The wall of daddy long legs deep in the cave was cool! The dirty slimy rock on the route wasn't helpful. Glad I can say I did it and I don't have a need to do it again.

Added: 2012-09-04