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Jack the Ripper 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

Type: Trad, TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Pete Cleveland
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Mar 19, 2002
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Jack the Ripper is a short route near the west end of the north wall of the Railroad Amphitheater. Find the diagonal crack about 5 feet left of Snedegar's Nose. Use hand jams to ascend the slightly overhanging crack. Finish on the ridge to the left of the mid-size roof.


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By Anonymous
Mar 22, 2002

f.a.: pete cleveland

By Steve Sangdahl
From: eldo sprngs,co
Mar 22, 2005
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

well worth doing. i seemto remember good gear.

By Tradoholic
Sep 8, 2010
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13

Never hand-jammed, lay back on the crack and find the right sequence for feet.

At the end of the crack traverse right to under the roof in the dihedral and finish on Cop Ripper for the full value.

By Burt Lindquist
From: Madison, WI
Sep 9, 2010

That's absurd.... go back... hand jam the thing on a nice humid 90F day after it has been raining alot. Only then will you discover Jack's true nature....

By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Jun 27, 2011
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Hand jam boulder problem. Sick. Awesome route with good gear but pretty strenuous to place it at times. After the initial crux section the moves are super sweet and 5.8ish. Finishing on Snedgar's Nose is heady but there is a SPLITTER .5 BD size crack for 25 feet to follow to the top.