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Alex Megos Nets Jaws II 5.15a at Rumney in Three Tries

It's one of the most-tried 5.15 routes in the U.S.A.

Alex Megos reported on Instagram that he sent Jaws II 5.15a at Rumney in New Hampshire on his third attempt. The steep and hard route was first climbed in 1998 by Dave Graham at 5.14. After holds broke, Vasya Vorontnikov climbed it at 5.15.

Daniel Woods then climbed it in 2010, followed by Mike Foley the following year, who both confirmed it at 5.15. In 2016, Megos established Canada’s first 5.15 with his climb of Fight Club 5.15b at Ravens Crag in Banff. Evan Hau established Honour and Glory 5.15 as the second of the grade in 2017 at The Coliseum.

Watch Paul Robinson make the fifth ascent of Jaws II in the video below.

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