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Jason and the Argonauts 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Jason Campell, 1990
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Apr 30, 2004
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Description 

Starts to the right of the diagnol crack that the Beast (11b) moves across. Jason and the Argonauts begins with opposition moves on a very overhung face past the first two bolts. The steepness eases off as you pull a two-finger pocket past the third bolt, then technical face moves bring you to the fourth bolt and the climbing eases off as you finish the route. Burly.


Protection 

Four bolts to hangers shared with The Beast.



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By Dodrill
From: Sebastopol, CA
Nov 17, 2007
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

The start has gotten significantly harder over the years as a few holds have broken. Some might suggest a .12c rating is fair. Great route. Thin, no rests.

By Caliza
Mar 17, 2013
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

Don't know what it was like before breakage, but it feels like solid .12c to me compared to other .12c's elsewhere. Crux is going from 1st to second bolt. Eases up slightly after that if you can find the proper holds, they are very well camouflaged.

By Caliza
Dec 10, 2013
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

On second thought, I feel this route is a better example of a benchmark 5.12b than a 5.12c, our egos should take a back seat. Excellent route and spicy up top.