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YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Skidmore '77
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Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 10, 2007

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Jaws 5.9+


Sustained Hands in a slick corner.
Classic for hand crack/corner lovers.

Start on easy ground, and the climb keps getting harder and harder as you move up closer to the tree, once you get tot he tree is eases up a bit.


Obvious corner left of Stretch Armstrong.


Gear of mostly finger to large hand sizes. Bolted anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jaws
Rock Climbing Photo: Jaws 5.9+
Jaws 5.9+
Rock Climbing Photo: Max on jaws. Awesome climb.
Max on jaws. Awesome climb.

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By Henry AB
Jan 26, 2015

The crack was somewhat muddy at the top, at least when I climbed it (November 2014). I am not sure it's worth a repeat.
By Andrew G
May 7, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Probably spot on at 5.9, but felt harder due to the sustained nature of the middle ~30 ft. Absolutely eats pro anywhere you want. Nice, aesthetic line.
By Crushin' Prussian
From: carrboro, nc
Mar 31, 2016

Yep, the crack is dirty on top - exactly how I like my cracks.

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