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Jim Jam T 
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Unsorted Routes:

Jim Jam 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: unknown to me
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Submitted By: Dave Holliday on Jul 18, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Mindy about to rap off of Jim Jam.

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Description 

This is a good looking hand and fist crack. There's a chimney between the approach slab and this route and it's an easy step across to start the route. It's convenient to belay on the slab and there's gear available for a belay anchor (#3 Camalot and larger) so that leader and belayer don't accidentally end up in the chimney.

The jams are mostly wide hands and fists with a few good hand jams for those with average size hands.

Location 

This route is located to the left of the Friday the 13th recess. One way to get there is to walk left from that route along the wall and when you get to a ramp system scramble up it. You'll soon reach a large slab in front of two cracks on the wall. This one is on the left and an 11a finger and hand crack is to its right.

Descend using a two-bolt rappel anchor. One could also walkoff to the climber's left. We saw this rappel anchor when we walked off Horticulture.

Protection 

We used gear up to a #4 Camalot. Several #3 Camalots and a few slightly smaller pieces would fit the bill. There's a two-bolt rappel anchor at the top.


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Jammin' on Jim Jam (5.9). The crux is the wide par...
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By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Jun 12, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

5.8 compared to Lower Progressive! Pretty great route that is a decent warm up for harder routes in the area.
By bart cubrich 1
Oct 13, 2014
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

There is a rumor in Vedauwoo that this thing is a spicy lead...but don't be fooled! The gear is great as are the jams, and this thing is pretty casual for a Vedauwoo 5.9. So hop on it! Fun route!