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Slackjaw 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Scott Ayers, Doug Jaffe, 1989
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Submitted By: Jonathan Howland on Jun 9, 2007

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Description 

Bolted double cracks. Quite easy until the end -- but passing the last bolt is strenuous and somewhat tricky.

Location 

Just right of O.R.G.asam.

Protection 

8 bolts.


Photos of Slackjaw Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the crux of Slackjaw
Nearing the crux of Slackjaw
Rock Climbing Photo: Entering the crux
Entering the crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Tesfai nearing the crux
Danny Tesfai nearing the crux

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By BruceB
From: Reno, NV
Apr 28, 2015
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

Leading up to the roof is easy enough, but the finish sure gets your attention.
It's a bit sequencey, although depending on your strengths I think there's different ways to tackle it. Initially I tried just the crack to finish and that's waaay hard!
It's very well protected so it's a fun challenge.
Technically it may be 5.10a, but as on onsight it's closer to 5.10b
By Phil Esra
Oct 28, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Found this a very difficult onsight before getting warmed up. A second lap at the end of the day felt infinitely easier, but still harder than 10a.

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