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Eliminator Boulder
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Bastard Moon, The 
Beached Whale 
Corner Lunge 
Dogleg Crack 
East Eliminator Traverse 
East Face 
Eliminator Cave Crack 
Eliminator North Slab Center 
Eliminator North Slab Right 
Left Crack (a.k.a. Biercrack) 
Left Eliminator 
Mammen Traverse 
Meathook 
Moon Arete, The 
Right Eliminator 
Right Eliminator Left 
Right Eliminator Prow 
Sitting Moon 
Verm's Way 

Corner Lunge 

Hueco: V1 Font: 5

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V1 Font: 5 [details]
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Submitted By: Aaron C. Smith on Oct 28, 2007

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The lunge on Corner Lunge.

Description 

Start with hands matched on good start hold on the right side of the south face of the boulder. Go left to jug and heel hook right foot onto the starting handhold. Lunge up to the arete to a sticky sloper. Finish by using remaining edges to top out.

Location 

Southeast arete on the Eliminator Boulder.

Protection 

Spotter and pad for lunge move.


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By Jordan A.
Nov 2, 2007
rating: V-easy 3

What problem is this exactly? It sounds like beached whale from your description or possibly the easier variant right of beached. I am unfamiliar with any problem named "corner lunge" on the Eliminator Boulder.
By Aaron C. Smith
Feb 18, 2008

I got the problem's name from the Horsetooth Hang comp guidebook. It's right next to Beached Whale.
By Brandon English
Feb 18, 2008
rating: V1 5

This really isn't much of a lunge...more like a reach around.
Plus it's more like VB+.
By Aaron C. Smith
Feb 18, 2008

Guideline #1: don't be a jerk
Guideline #2: post relevent information about this Route
Guideline #3: limit offtopic posts, rants, or lengthy discussions to the forums
By mattnorville
Aug 11, 2009

Good easy problem to loosen up on.
By JasonT
Sep 29, 2009

LOL at "more like a reach around"

Good stuff.
By BrendanP
From: Fort Collins, Colorado
Jul 17, 2012
rating: V1- 5-

For all the crap this shorty half-problem gets, if you're new to bouldering it might just be your first sensible heel hook, and even after ticking problems on all three remaining sides of Eliminator it still feels pretty darn good to click into that huge, loving crimp.