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Grand Jam Right 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: James Beissel on Mar 27, 2008

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Description 

Climb the right of three splitter cracks on The Topknot. Fun jamming with some nice rest jugs thrown in between.

Location 

This route is located on The Topknot, the summit block of the Fourth Elephant Buttress.

To descend, scramble down easy rock on the north side into the notch between the third and fourth buttresses

Protection 

Standard rack. Tree on summit for toprope anchor.


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By Jeremy
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 18, 2008
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route felt slightly harder than grand jam. OK route.
By Wanderinfree
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 23, 2008
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Easily felt a full grade harder than TopKnot Center route.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
May 8, 2008
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Solid moves between good gear-placing stances... for all of 7 meters.
By Jim6565
Apr 15, 2015

Agree with the above comments, Far Right is a grade harder than the middle route. Used medium to small wires to protect.
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