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Routes in Porkchop Buttress

100 Inch Reach, The TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bone Variation, The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bone, The T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Jacob's Ladder T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
No Exit T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Phat T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pork Loin T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pork Loin variation T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Spiderfighter T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sweat Box T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unnamed BP V1 5 PG13
Wobbly Block T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Type: Trad, TR, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Wes Anderson on May 4, 2002 with updates
Admins: Burt Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Description

Jacob's Ladder is the inside corner on the left side of the "Porkchop" slab. Climb the inside corner using the crack and other features. At about 35 feet there is a slight overhang. Climb past overhang on the inside corner and face to the left of the corner.

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James Schroeder
Sauk County, WI
  5.6
James Schroeder   Sauk County, WI  
  5.6
Doug sums it up nicely. Jun 15, 2015
Doug Hemken
Madison, WI
  5.6
Doug Hemken   Madison, WI  
  5.6
A two-star 5.4 (with a move of 5.5 in the middle and a move of 5.6 at the top), or a one-star 5.6. Protects well. Aug 1, 2005
I agree 100%. The bone is a harder rote, not by much. It's also a bit harder to protect. Aug 8, 2002
By the overhang on this route, do you mean the one right before the exit? That is a lot higher than 35ft up... Personally, I believe this route has 2 cruxes, the overhang and the crack in the corner right above the large ledge... the later being more awkward than difficult.

Though the Bone is rated "easier", many climbers find it more difficult than Jacob Ladder due to its more continuous nature.... it is also more aesthetic. May 9, 2002

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