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Routes in Digital Tower

Beta Sponge S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Beyond The Firetower S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
C++ T,S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Digital Stiumlation T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Fortran Corner S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jesus H. Cranker S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Middle Route, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
T-zilla, Rap Drilla S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Type: Sport
FA: Magill, Anderson, Moskovics, & Burwick
Page Views: 215 total, 1/month
Shared By: richard magill on Nov 29, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This is a great powerful line up the steepest part of Digital Tower. The route overhangs about 10 degrees, and is very continuous. You will be the star of the day for the tourists at the firetower.

To get there, do the first pitch of Beta Sponge (10a) to a belay ledge at 80 feet. Jesus H. Cranker is the first route to the right of the belay ledge.

The climbing is hard immediately after leaving the ledge - and it doesn't get easy again until just before you reach the anchors, about 60 feet further up. The crux is thin and slightly overhanging - and there is definitely a pump crux. Just after the crux (about 35 feet up), there is one suspiciously thin flake that you probably don't want to pull out on too much.


8 bolts?


Ha Ha - Jesus Hernandez; Boomer, that is a good one. The name of this rig is derived from a route in Big Cottonwood that used to be called JHCOB (for Jesus H. Christ On a Bicycle) back in the '70s. Nowadays they changed the name to "Jacob Wall" which is both PC and vaguely biblical at the same time. Sep 15, 2012
This is actually named after a Mexican climber friend of ours, Jesus (pronounced Hey-seuss) Hernandez, who can really crank.

I can't imagine where you could see a reference to anything biblical here.

Clearly, you didn't climb this route, or you could not have possibly rated it as a bomb. Three stars is insufficiently modest to describe this sport climb. Sep 13, 2004
Thou shalt not take the lords name in vain. Sep 11, 2004