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This route is immediately upon entering the Rock Maze in the South Central Area, far right on the Golden Wall. It starts on a horizontal crack that is about 4 inches wide. Put the right hand in here. Reach up with left to a sloper. Bring the right hand into a cool pocket then left hand up to the top.
A group of us did this a while ago, and after asking around, I still have yet to find out who did the FA on this line. The day I did it I cleaned the hell out of the line. I had never seen chalk on it, but one person says it has been done before, but he isn't sure by whom. It's one of the coolest problems in the Rock Maze, and the line is very inviting, so I would guess it has been done before.
And although it looks as if the fall would be treacherous, the landing is one of the better in the Maze. It is a bit high, so use a pad.
Pad and Spotter
BETA PHOTO: Unidentified Problem on right hand side of Golden ...
|Comments on East-Side Poseurs
|By Anonymous Coward|
Nov 14, 2003
MY FRIEND MIKE HOUDYSHELL ONE HELL OF A FINE BOULDER DID THIS RIGHT AFTER I TRIED YEARS AGO MAYBE 95 OR 96 SO FOR THE FA I WOULD SAY MIKE H. BUT WHO REALLY KNOWS THE FA OF ALOT OF STUFF THERE LOOKING FOR A GOOD OLD PROB ON THAT SAME BOULDER WAY AROUND LEFT AN OLD TREE HAS FALLEN RIGHT UP AGAINST THE ROCK SEEMS REWAL MESSY BUT IF ONE WERE MOTIVATED TO CLEAN IT UP THE REWARDS WOULD BE WORTH IT
|By Michael Houdyshell|
From: Rapid City, SD
Oct 7, 2004
Thanks for the kind words, anonymous. Ah, yes, I do recall doing this in the mid '90s. I agree, Dan, not a bad little problem. Did I get the FA? Who knows!