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Jam Exam 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: EricD on Sep 7, 2007

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Jamming up the Jam Exam

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  • Description 

    Great route. Start with some blocky face climbing (2-3 moves) then get into a perfect hand crack for about 50 feet. Keep an eye on the face for some welcome foot holds.


    To the right of Orange sunshine. If you want to top-rope, bring an extra long bit of webbing to extend past the edge.


    Gear from .5" to 3" cams and some medium nuts. There seems to be good placements all the way up the route.

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    By Drederek
    Jul 3, 2011

    Don't underestimate this fine climb!
    By Andy Laakmann
    Site Landlord
    From: Bend, OR
    May 1, 2012

    Wonderful climb... and you better know how to jam or you will fail the exam! Two #3 camalots are useful. Anchor isn't setup well for a top rope, so plan on bringing your climber up and rapping off.
    By Jessica T
    From: seattle, wa
    Jul 21, 2014

    Could use a new bolted anchor.
    By Jimmy Downhillinthesnow
    From: Bozeman, Montana
    Jan 23, 2015

    Thank you to whoever updated the anchor up top this fall! Now two modern bolts rather than a single good bolt, a manky buttonhead, and an old pin.

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