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Jim's Crack 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jim Ronnigen, Steve Mabeley
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Aug 31, 2006
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Dave in the middle of Jim's Crack

Description 

Starts off broken ledges with rotten flakes. Not lead very often, though it does happen. Follow crack system up using face holds and jams. There is a cool section in the middle with "huggy flake". Fun, long pitch if you don't mind some choss thrown in for flavor.


Location 

About two hundred feet south of main ampitheater.


Protection 

You name it once you look at it! An assortment of cams, some of which should be quite large. Wires.



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Jim's Crack on 4th of July, 2011. Photo: Cyndy Niesen.
Jim's Crack on 4th of July, 2011. Photo: Cyndy Nie...
Dave Groth just past the "huggy bear" section.
Dave Groth just past the "huggy bear" section.
Fred Skemp and Steve Tucker showing you the top of Jims Crack
Fred Skemp and Steve Tucker showing you the top of...
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By Rick Kollath
Jan 9, 2008

This route is named after Jim Ronnigen, one of the original North Shore Climbers ca. 1975-7. It was led, on-sight by Jim and Steve Mabely in 1976.

By randy baum
From: Minneapolis, MN
Sep 28, 2008

bottom section is not that rotten. cams to BD #5, including doubles of #4. not as long as scars and tripes.