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Jabu and The Lion. 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, Alpine, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Gene Vallee, Roy Suggett & Andy Ross.
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: apross on Sep 2, 2013

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Super arete climbing.


Start up the easy (5.6) wide chimney, takes a 6" piece or stick clip the first bolt.
Move right and make hard moves getting on to the arete proper. Dance up the arete with a few more tricky moves to anchor.

A perfect arete climb on bomber rock.


Starts up the chimney then arete on the north east face of Dinka Tower.


6" cam or stick clip first bolt.
Then all bolts.

Photos of Jabu and The Lion. Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Roy showing how its done.
Roy showing how its done.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gene getting after it.
Gene getting after it.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dinka Tower. Left. Jabu and The Lion. Middle. Asse...
BETA PHOTO: Dinka Tower. Left. Jabu and The Lion. Middle. Asse...
Rock Climbing Photo: Some poser shagging it.
Some poser shagging it.

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By Roy Suggett
Oct 4, 2013
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

A thin, airy, and exposed line that rewards the person hanging their butt out there with great photo opp.s! Impressive FA!
By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Jul 28, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Spectacular arete climbing with way more exposure than the height of the route warrants! You might get frustrated at the lichen which re-invaded the crux sloping hold. Give this one a little wire-brush love on the way down.

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