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Yam Jam  

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 125', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13 [details]
FA: May 2016, Mike Hazard & Jay Harrison
New Route: Yes
Season: April-October
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Submitted By: Mike Hazard on Jun 16, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: the route as seen from the base


Start in a short right facing corner with a bouldery move over a small bulge up to the crack proper. Climb the crack up on perfect jams to a bulge (crux). Step right to slab then up on small knobs with no gear until reaching another crack (5.3R). Continue up on easy slab and over a small overlap. Finish straight up past a strange pull-up bar protrusion in the rock (try to resist actually doing a pull-up as it's fragile). Gear anchor in horizontal cracks above (pink/red tricams, .4-.75 cams)

Note: The 5.7 climbing is G rated but there is a 5.3R runout so I've listed the route as PG-13.


Left of Mox Me at an 8' high right facing corner below an obvious clean finger crack.


Standard ADK rack, doubles of .4-.75 could come in handy

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Rock Climbing Photo: slab section before full cleaning
BETA PHOTO: slab section before full cleaning
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the crux on FA day
Pulling the crux on FA day

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