Mike Foley has made the 3rd ascent, after Vasya Vorotnikov and Daniel Woods, of Jaws II. The route is also known as "Broken jaws", which is quite fitting as that's exactly what it is.
The original Jaws was put up by Dave Graham back in 2000 and weighed in somewhere around 8c/+.
After some key holds broke the crux got significantly harder, and Vasya tentatively gave it 9a+ when he made the re-FA after 35 days or so of work.
Now, after two repeats, the grade seem to settle at low end 9a+.
Mike is no stranger to climbing hard at Rumney as he last summer repeated The China glide, 9a.
Climberism already has an interview with Mike.
Source: Climbing narc
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