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Jack's Fortress
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Frontal Assault T 
Sewer, The T 

Frontal Assault 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 115'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Alex Garhart and Markus Reitenbach, May 2009
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 340
Submitted By: Alex Garhart on May 9, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The route.

Climbing is prohibited until further notice.

Description 

Climb fingers and stem in a left facing corner to a ledge where a flake can be reached. Climb hands and fingers up the flake with nice exposure to a small roof. Pass the roof on the left via fingers/hands to a small ledge (optional belay). Move up and right via hands in a crack that cuts through the entire fin. Surmount the pillar and move left to a couple of airy hand jams to the summit (5.9-, 115 ft).

Location 

The route ascends the west face of Jack's Fortress. Start behind a large tree next to a large boulder. Speak with land owner for access.

Protection 

BD: Singles from #0.4 - 4.0, stoppers, slings. Three bolt anchor. Rap 100' to the west. A 60 meter rope is fine for the rap.


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Getting ready to rap after the FA.
Getting ready to rap after the FA.
Looking up the route.
Looking up the route.

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