Paul Robinson who is a well known American boulderer saw a photo of Jaw II in 2007 and knew one day he would try it. This October he made the fifth ascent. Jaws II, 5.15a, is in Rumney, New Hampshire. It was first climbed in 1998 by Dave Graham at 5.14b, Jaws, as the original line was named, had a few broken holds and was climbed again in 2007 by Vasya Vorotnikov at 5.15a. Jaws II is one of three 5.15s in North America, the other two being Tommy Caldwell’s Flex Luthor at the Fortress of Solitude, Colorado, and Chris Sharma’s Jumbo Love, 5.15b, at California’s Clark Mountain, neither have been repeated.

Paul Robinson on Jaws II, 5.15a  Photo Prana

Paul Robinson on Jaws II, 5.15a Photo Prana


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