Intro to Potrillo Cliffs

Ann and Brook were here last weekend, but this is my first trip to this White Rock crag. There are a lot of nice moderate crack climbs here! We sample a few:

Belly Up 5.7
My only lead of the day, the airy crux on small pro makes me shake!
Belly Flop 5.9-
Might have been named for some of the other routes around, the fun part of this one a leaning, overhanging fist crack.
Cindy’s Chimney 5.7
Really fun stem and chimney moves to some offwidth, and finally a ledgy dihedral.
Call of the Crane 5.10a
The proper route is unclear, but I manage a bouldery start that feels hard! My fingers barely hold out through the edges an mono pockets up top.
Upper Kor’s Crack 5.9
We’re all enamored with this clean, continuous hand and finger crack. I’m left wanting to lead it, but not sure I have it in me yet.

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