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Jackson's Wall Direct 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: George Hurley and Charles Roskosz, 1961. FFA: Layton Kor
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Submitted By: Hayden Yurkanis on Jun 25, 2002

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This route is about 40' to the right of the difficult Gill Crack. You can belay in the shade of a nice, large boulder.

P1: Scramble up to the short dihedral, climb up it a few feet, and traverse left (crux). Continue traversing a long way (~40') to a crack that leads up to a ledge with a bolt and a pin.

P2: Climb up and to the left of a bush, grab a jug, and mantle onto a small ledge. Continue up this easy corner until you get to a fixed ring pin....back it up, lift up your skirt, and grab your nuts---traverse left on scary insecure "5.9" climbing for several feet (anyone get pro in on this???) I think that most people will find this to be the true crux of the climb, mentally and technically. Anyway, join up with a crack and climb it to the next ledge.

P3: Complete with the last pitch of Jackson's Wall. (5.6)


Standard rack to a #3 Camalot

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By Anonymous Coward
Jun 28, 2002

Already listed under "South Face".

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