Leslie Timms has sent the trad test-piece The Acid Crack 5.12d in Joshua Tree. On Instagram, Timms wrote, “I’m high as a kite right now because I just sent The Acid Crack: the Bachar testpiece of JTree! Finally let go of fear, doubt, pressure, frustration and felt nothing but freedom.”

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The thin finger crack was first climbed by John Bachar in 1982 on toprope and led by Bachar in 1983 on lead. Watch a send of the classic line below.

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