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Jagged Edge 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Trad, 4 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
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Submitted By: oliver on Aug 23, 2009

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This is just a great route with an amazing position. The exposure is amazing for a 5.5 and the protection is great. There are tons of different places to start. If you start just above the darker rock it takes about 4 pitches. Follow the crack until the huge over hung top then exit to the left with good pro. Descend to the north going down a drainage to the north. A bit of fourth class down climbing required.


Its the prominent corner on the north side off jumpoff canyon. Start whenever you feel you need to rope up. Rock quality gets better the higher you get.


Great gear. Need bigger peices but nothing bigger than 3.5 bd.

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Rock Climbing Photo: looking up from about halfway up the route.
looking up from about halfway up the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down on the route
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By Kyle Kunz
From: Ogden, Ut
Mar 18, 2010
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Great Route! Plenty of variations to take the whole way up!
By Hendo
From: Denver, CO
May 6, 2013
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Adventurous route for sure! Fun little Sunday afternoon outing. One of my first adventurous trad routes. The 3 biggest challenges; finding pro, not pulling on loose rocks, and rope drag. I guess that was all part of the adventure though! Each pitch was better than the last. Our last 2 pitches were quite vertical and had tons of exposure. The rock quality on the last pitch was superb. It took us 5 and a half hours to get up and down (4 hrs and 40 minutes for the hike and climb to the top).

Definitely exit via the north. There's actually a trail that'll lead you down. Although, probably the most overgrown and steepest trail I've ever hiked on! Have fun!
By Neil Johnson
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 23, 2015

Do not listen to the guidebook on the descent. When you top out, hike North and you will find a steep trail that leads down a canyon with a big slab formation on the left. I brought a #4 BD and used it a couple times, but its not necessary. I wouldn't bring anything smaller than like a .3 BD.
By Derek DeBruin
Jan 19, 2016

Check out my Jumpoff Canyon mini-guide for some more detailed beta on the Jagged Edge.

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