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Jam Corner 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, TR
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Oct 21, 2013

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Description 

Climb the right facing corner and massive crack on the back left side of the recessed ledge above Aid Crack.

Protection 

Gear or TR


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By David Schlenz
Jun 27, 2017

As a new trad leader I thought this was a short but fun corner crack with decent stances to place solid gear. A bit of easy adventure climbing to find the start of the route though. Was belayed from the tree on the ledge where someone has left a couple of slings, but probably could/should have belayed from the next ledge up which is the real base of the climb. But as I said, finding the start was an adventure and it wasn't really a problem anyway. Besides, it made the climb that much longer with only minimal added rope drag.

Beta Spoiler Alert: For the new leaders who want it: I happened to have doubles of #3 and #2 Camalots and that's all I ended up using by back cleaning one of the 3s and placing it again. It probably takes smaller cams too if placed a bit deeper but not certain of that.

I plan on climbing it again.

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