Norway on my Mind

This route is located in the Southern Region at Solar Collector and Gold Coast

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Slow Jack 5.7 (Trad) **

First Ascent: Josh Thurston, Mike Thurston in 2005
Length: 45ft
Gear: blue alien through yellow alien (report bad anchors)

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30 ft. right of the previous line is this clean dihedral with fun stemming and small gear. Finish below the roof on chain anchors.
Descent: Chain Anchors
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC
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Submitted by: ahab
Date: Aug 14th, 2008

Submitted by: ray
Date: Oct 8th, 2006

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1
Anonymous said on November 16th, 2005
why is it called slow jack?
2
goodguy said on November 17th, 2005
It's an interesting story really, I'll have to tell you sometime over one of Miguels pizzas the next time Im down.
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anticlmber said on August 9th, 2007
saw this and joked it was 5.7. it was. great route, super fun, and the democrats should really like it because you get to step on a bush.
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TIT said on March 30th, 2008
Good route to pratice nut placements. Be cautious placing pro in the crack from the hueco to the anchors.
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rjackson said on January 8th, 2012
Small gear, and good. Couple cool moves make it fun.