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Jaws of Life 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Eric Horst, Charles Ganote
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Submitted By: Chadd Sechler on Sep 12, 2012

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Description 

Begin by climbing up the big chimney near the tornado feature. Pass through the "jaws" (pulling through a roof) and up to a ledge. Finish up the face all the way to the anchors.

Location 

To the right of Climb Free or Die

Protection 

10 bolts plus anchor.


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By Evan Ippolito
From: Brevard, NC
6 days ago

Does anybody have any photos of this route? Or maybe a more elaborate description? I climbed a really fun route at the New in the Sandstonia area and I'm almost 99% positive this was it, but it definitely did not seem like a 5.11. I would have rated it at around 5.7 or so, which makes me think I was on a different route.
By ShockSLL
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From: Charlotte, NC
6 days ago

Maybe you did Butterfly flake?
By Evan Ippolito
From: Brevard, NC
4 days ago

No I identified the rest of the climbs I did there, including butterfly flake. The one I'm looking for was around the corner directly before "The Decameron." There was a decent sized boulder on the other side of the trail. The climb starts through an offwidth chimney that widens big enough to sit in and wedge across. You step out of the chimney to a giant ledge, then it's a face climb to another decent ledge. Climb up over a roof and finish on a face.
By Derek Glover
3 days ago

Sounds like Plumbers Crack. Right of Butterfly Flake

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