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Blacktail Boulder Traverse 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ British: E6 6b Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ British: E6 6b Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
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Submitted By: Nick Stayner on Jul 16, 2007
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Jason Sloan near one of the cruxes.

Description 

This tricky traverse boasts perhaps the shortest approach in Jackson. A huge array of big, polished holds promote a number of sequences at the many cruxes. Everybody seems to have their own way to go. A fun way to get a deep pump. Character is way different than the less-steep edges of Lower Blacktail.


Location 

The chalked, polished-looking piece of stone you come to at the first break in the stairs.


Protection 

Maybe a spot to ensure you don't gap the big erosion bars! No need for a pad.



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Getting a morning workout on the Blacktail Boulder Traverse
Getting a morning workout on the Blacktail Boulder...
Tall mans' beta on the Blacktail Boulder Traverse
Tall mans' beta on the Blacktail Boulder Traverse
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