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Finger cracks at buffalo
12:08:59 PM
On 13/03/2014 shortman wrote:
>On 12/03/2014 kieranl wrote:
>>The one we all left out was Pintle with LHV. Buffalo just doesn't do
>>straight-in fractures at finger-width for any distance. Other things
>>thrown into the mix. You need to be able to cope with these without stressing
>>about them.
>Pintle LHV is a bit bigger than fingers and I got big ones.

I was wondering about that, I did Pintle LHV over the Oz Day weekend and couldn't remember any finger crack.

If you've got really strong fat fingers you could do Banana Blase as a shallow finger crack ...

Actually if you have the fingers of an 11 year old girl there's a section of finger crack on Angels too ...

5:26:15 PM
The top pitch of Wicked Solitaire also has an enjoyable small section of fingers leading into the hand crack at the top. I really like that pitch actually.
Steve M
6:36:07 AM
On 13/03/2014 Tastrad wrote:
>This is what I would call examples of stellar finger cracks.

Mmm impressive lines Gerry. Obviously tassie has a bunch, I can think of quite a few and I've only climbed Mt Wellington and launceston gorge.

5:45:30 PM
my fingers slotted in beautifully on every part of Where Angels Fear to Tread; not so much my knees or elbows.

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