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English Smooth Sole Slab
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The Jam crack 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: Brad G on Sep 25, 2007
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Shayne (aka Travis Pastrami) on the Jam Crack. 2-2...

Description 

This is the obvious low angled crack to the left of smooth sole. A great introduction to first time climbers.


Protection 

Bring gear to three inches



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Jam Crack at Rubidoux
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By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Feb 7, 2012

More like 45 - 50 feet.

By The Ruin-er
From: CA
Apr 14, 2012

Great intro to crack and trad climb, fun and easy! Sucks up two #2and two #3, set of stoppers and .5-1 for anchor options.

By Ben Crowell
Jan 14, 2013
rating: 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a

Worth placing some pro low down in the narrow cracks because you're actually climbing above a hole that's below the belayer. I was able to place some large hexes, but would have rather had more cams.