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East Face Left 

YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a X

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a [details]
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Submitted By: neil chelton on Dec 25, 2010

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  • Description 

    This route is located on the very southern end of Jaws, 200 feet West of the Green Thumb. Friction up lichenous rock on the left (south) arete. There is no reliable protection until you have passed all the difficulties. Traverse north along the summit into a squeeze chimney notch and head west into hiking territory.

    Protection 

    Standard Flatiron rack.


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    By neil chelton
    From: Boulder, CO
    Dec 25, 2010

    There is a variation beginning 20 feet to the right which goes straight up the middle of the slab. This offers slightly more protection (5.3R, 150 feet). Small cams useful.
    By Tony B
    From: Around Boulder, CO
    Jan 27, 2013
    rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c X

    This is one of the more lichenous climbs around, and that is a detractor.