Ascent 1 of Jumbo Love by Chris Sharma

Date of Ascent:

September 11, 2008

Suggested Grade:

9b

Notes:

Watch him projecting the route on "King Lines". Watch the ascent on "Progression".

Link:

ClimbingNarc report on the send of Jumbo Love
In the case of Jumbo Love he also felt that calling it 9b would be simpler than leaving it ambiguous. “Sometimes if I don’t give a grade, people start speculating, and then it can get all blown out of proportion,” he explained.

Link:

Chris Sharma frees Jumbo Love 9b at Clark Mountain
On 11 September Chris Sharma made the first ascent of Jumbo Love 9b at Clark Mountain, California, describing it as his hardest climb ever.