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aedwardsFun snow climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2017


Fun day out. Lots of snow this year, making for pretty easy travel. Gets kind of steep near the top.
Posted Jun 23, 2017 11:34 am

crussellbowdenNear white-out conditions  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2014


Pretty decent climb, but its the most unremarkable feature I've ever climbed. It was easier to discern it using contour lines than looking at it/looking for a peak on the map. Great views from the top. Snowfields can make it at quick descent.
Posted Jul 30, 2014 12:19 pm

seanoTraverse from St. John  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2012


Traverse up St. John and around to Symmetry Col, tagging all the stuff in between. Getting to the Jaw was the crux, with a bit of 5.5-ish. Trip report.
Posted Nov 19, 2012 4:03 pm

WoollytheMammothFun route!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2012


When you get to the third and final set of cliffs on the upper mountain, you can go either south or north. The southern route works its way up grassy ledges to a short chimney. Then move north to a short couloir and scramble up and right to the top. The northern route of the east face makes a good descent route.
Posted Sep 17, 2012 12:37 am

wyopeakMikebest view of the Grand  Sucess!


The couple of times I hiked up the Jaw were when it was all snow. The view across Cascade Canyon to the Grand is unbelievable. What a great time in upper Hanging Canyon viewing all of the pinnacles.
Posted Nov 3, 2010 7:37 pm

DougHemkenSpectacular hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010


Hanging Canyon is worth spending time in, and the Jaw stands at the head of the canyon.

About class 3 up the center of the East Face, might be possible to find a class 2 route up if you stick closer to the north side of the east slope.

I tried to descend by way of the Grinder ridge (the SE ridge) but was alone and found it at least 4th class. The upper portion of this ridge can be done 3rd class bypassing the pinnacles on their North.
Posted Aug 25, 2010 2:38 pm

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