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Jo Mama 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bruce Morris & Kimberly Glinka, January 1988
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Submitted By: Locker on Oct 13, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Wailing Sax Wall - West Face


From the extreme left end of the Wailing Sax Wall going from left to right it is the second obvious crack system. Easily protected, fun roof move (Elvis #4 or #5 rests nicely here). Near many other cool climbs on same formation.


Small to large pro, one huge "Elvis #5" cam for protection at the small roof move, pro for anchors, rap bolts to climbers left up and over an easy hump.

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By Bruce Morris
From: Belmont, CA
Mar 31, 2007

Think that Kimberly Glinka and I did this route way back when. Bruce Morris.
By Dan Evans
From: Phoenix, AZ
Dec 6, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route is WAY better than the two 5.8 routes to the right. Climb easy face features up to the 4" crack at the bulge. This is where the fun begins. Pull the roof (protect with a #4), and climb an amazing finger crack with bomber finger locks and great gear to the top. Route definitely deserves 3 stars. This was our favorite climb on the wall. We used (2) #3's and a #4 for the anchor up top. Leave the #2's, you don't need them.

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