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Jim's Gem - 5.8

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 329
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock (Trad)
G
2
Standard gunks rack
240
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)

Description:

Start 30 feet Left of Modern times at an ill defined left facing corner with tiered overhangs. Climb the flake under the overhang, step right and climb past a small left facing corner. Continue up a bit left and then straight up past pitons and small block like feature to GT ledge. P2 walke left about 60 feet to base of a short blocky left facing corner with a big block sitting on the ledge about 10 feet up. Climb past the block move up into the short white left facing corner, Diagonal up right passing a rusty pin under an overhang and up to a stance under the roof. Exit right and up to the top. You can also climb the corner to the top and make a traverse right to a stance under the roof.

Descent Options:

rap on anchors to climbers left

Submitted by: gblauer on 2012-06-29
Views: 211
Route ID: 111766

1 Ascent Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2012-06-29 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars P2 is harder than it looks

Goodness, I must be really tired today. It felt hard. Crux had a crappy pin with no ability to back up. Not sure I would lead this any time soon. It looked so easy from the GT ledge!

Added: 2012-06-29