Janker's Groove

1 Stars
 VS 4c

Adjacent Routes
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10m. The right-hand of the grooves is approached from the previous climb. The direct start is a classic 6b featuring a heave on a fist-crunching jam, it was Whillans' barmy idea though apparently he never completed it.
FA. Joe Brown 1948

USER COMMENTS

A very hard VS .. you need to be flexiable to do it.
Stephen Barker - 17/Jun/02

a funny one this, both leader and second found the use of an arse jam helped on the crux!
karl - 11/Jul/03

Direct start is a class problem from a (natural) sitting start. Can lunge off a wide-handjam in the slot. Probably V4 6a but every move is 6a!
Fiend - 28/Jan/08

Did the direct start as a sit start, as in the Bouldering guide recommended and I find it one of the best problems in the grade far around. F6c, maybe it felt easy for me, but consider that I like fist cracks:)
Urs Odermatt - 09/Jun/13

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