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There Yare T 
Tipp Topp T 

Jacob's Ladder 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Kevin Evansen and Jon Stewart
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Submitted By: benberry on Aug 2, 2011

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Description 

Easy climbing past two bolts leads to a right side bulge and hand crack crux. Climbing eases as you approach heaven's ledge. Linking it with Burrito Killa makes this a great route.

Location 

To the right of the Lion's head rock and Rolling Thunder follow a partial line of bolts up to a ledge with a large tree.

Protection 

4 or 5 bolts and a few cams to 2" (.75 and 2 BD, I think). Heaven's ledge has bolted anchors.


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By Nate Ball
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From: Taipei, TW
Aug 29, 2012
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route is a one-move wonder. As an approach to Burrito Killa or something else from Heaven's Ledge, it's worth doing. But I would recommend Rolling Thunder - the bolted route to the left of this one - if you're up for some 10d. Otherwise, BLAH!
By garrett eickelberg
Aug 12, 2013

For anyone that wants some gear beta for this route, only two pieces are required. First, either a pink tricam or yellow TCU protects the small roof crack on the crux just above the ledge. about 5-7 feet up from that move a red, or green if you don't have one, c4 fits into the small flared crack to protect the easy moves up to the next bolt. The route is really only worth climbing if you are trying to get up to Burrito killa or the other routes on the ledge. The whole thing can be done in 1 pitch with a 70m rope, and possibly with a 60 m, but it will be closer.