Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Meditation Boulder
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
2 Meditative Throws 
Arm and Hammer 
Good Shootin' 
Low Low Down 
Meditation Low Traverse 
Meditation Roof 
Meditation Traverse 
Tommy's Way 

Meditation Traverse 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: Unknown
Page Views: 1,379
Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on Jul 3, 2001

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (26)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
From the top of Meditation, when the Res was full....

Description 

Meditation Boulder is downhill and right from the Eliminator Boulder, perhaps 30 yards. This problem, to traverse the entire problem, no holds eliminated, is a great moderate problem. Most traverse starting on the easy East side fof the South Face and traverse counterclockwise around the boulder. Teaches one how to use one's feet, shake out after a pump, and packs in the moves. Among the separate cruxes divided by rests, in order one will encounter, are the thin crimp rail of the east face, the odd sloping (if one stays low) moves and seam of the north face, the technically complicated west face which becomes easier and easier as one wires the moves and learns the intricate balance, plus the final powerful traverse above the [south] roof.

Protection 

Essentially a safe traverse if one stays low and within one's abilities. A few areas could use a spot, stay lower on the east and north faces.


Photos of Meditation Traverse Slideshow Add Photo
Not sure, but I think this would be a combination of the V3 and V4 variations. (Climbed out the end of the roof instead of staying low.)
Not sure, but I think this would be a combination ...

Comments on Meditation Traverse Add Comment
Show which comments
By Shane Zentner
From: Colorado
Jan 19, 2003

Traversing around Meditation Boulder is an act of zen in itself. Good foot work is to be found here, everything from micro-edging to smearing along with slopers and crimpers for the hands. The top of the boulder is a cool spot to rest and kick back.
By Colin Erskine
From: Madison, WI
Feb 6, 2006

Such a classic route, if you come to Horsetooth you must do this. It has everything from cracks, smearing, jugs, edges, laybacks, no hands rest, overhang, etc... It is Ultra fun.
By Colin Erskine
From: Madison, WI
Sep 26, 2007

Make sure you brush off the chalk in the underhang before you do that, and remember to turn your feet and lay back on that right arm. It's a fun route and it gets easier each time you nail it.