I Be Jammin'
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Nick sending I Be Jammin'. 2nd Alcove, Woodfords.
An excellent crack line on the right side of the 2nd alcove. An awkward crux with a wide crack which can be stemmed around down low is protected well with a 4" piece. Continue to the awesome hand crack in the corner above. A second crux is encountered near the top.
This is rated 5.10a in my old guide, but I found it to be quite easy for the grade. 5.9 is more accurate.
The right side of the 2nd alcove, just left of a medium sized pine tree.
1-2 each .75-3" cams, 4" for the start. Bolted anchor.
Cruising high on I Be Jammin'.
Sinkin' the jam goodness
Photo by Ricardo
Crack love at its finest.
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Paul leading I Be Jammin'
|By Ryan Curry|
Jun 6, 2009
It might be splitting hairs but I think it may be more accurate to call it 5.10a. There's a bit of awkwardness low and also some devious moves higher that may be a bit stout for a 5.9 leader. Regardless of the grade I agree that it's an outstanding pitch. Four stars.
|By Milton Mugambe|
Nov 27, 2009
I be Jammin' is probabally the easiest 5.10a in Woodfords... but it's still 5.10a. Milt
From: Reno, NV
Jan 18, 2010
"I be jammin" is 5.10a for sure, great hand jams the whole way!
|By Bill Kelly|
From: Lake Tahoe
Apr 24, 2010
For what it's worth, first time up I found it as hard, if not harder, than I.O.U.D. That's right. Then I shifted technique, and it eased up on the second go. Stout lead for 5.10a. Here I refer to an 8' section just before the top. Good pro tho so go for it. Lower down, felt like 5.9. I'm working this one into my "Woodfords Circuit."
EDIT to ADD: Okay, I changed my mind. Hard 5.9. I must've been soft, fat, out-of-shape, or just feeling old the time I wrote the aforementioned. So ignore it.
|By Colonel Mustard|
From: Reno, NV
Dec 28, 2010
The true grade is a head scratcher, but I can vouch it is harder than the 5.6 it appears to be from the ground. I could see it as either a hard-ish 5.9/easy 5.10a. Certainly, the top is a nice little jam workout.
|By Ron Anderson|
Jan 28, 2011
pffffft, the grade was written, therefore it must be....In honor of Bill and Sigi...very cool dudes imo...
|By Patrick Mulligan|
Oct 29, 2012
Great route. If The Perfect Lieback is 5.8, Quoia is 5.9, this is 10a for sure.