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Mammplitude S 
Mrs. Treated S 
On the Side T 
One Hand in my Pocket and the Other on a Stout S 
Pocket Pool S 
Proposition One S 
Size Matters S 
Timeless Christian Values S 
Unknown In Red Light District S 
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Young and the Restless, The S 
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Jacob's Ladder 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jody Jacobs - 1993
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Nov 30, 2006

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Naomi heading up. May help pinning down exact loc...


A popular easy lead, Jacob's Ladder is a lot of fun for the grade. As the name implies, it's got plenty of juggy holds, which you'll be glad to have when you see the first bolt is about 20' off the deck. A nice long route too.

A slightly overhanging start leads to nice climbing on a blocky corner, following bolts and fixed pins to the top.


Red Light District, near the end of the wall just left of Pocket Pool.


Six bolts/fixed pins; bolted anchors.

Photos of Jacob's Ladder Slideshow Add Photo
Climbing Jacobs Ladder
Climbing Jacobs Ladder
Halfway up
Halfway up
looking down from the last bolt
looking down from the last bolt
Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder
Leading Jacob's Ladder
Leading Jacob's Ladder
Good shot of the climb
BETA PHOTO: Good shot of the climb
On Jacob's Ladder
On Jacob's Ladder

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By saxfiend
From: Decatur, GA
Sep 6, 2008

This one wasn't as easy as I remembered. Fun to get back on it after so long.
By jarthur
From: Westminster, CO
Mar 16, 2010

This route was the only thing dry besides the Bunker routes. It's mostly slab! How is that even possible? Cool, fun route.
By marc girardot
Nov 1, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Had trouble first time getting exact location as some new routes have been added to the left of Red Light District. Jacob's is inbetween Red Light District and the waterfall. 150-200 feet to the left of Red Light District. Route was measured to be 60-65 feet.
By Rachael429
From: Chattanooga, TN
Oct 23, 2012

Great route to warm up on.
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