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Abominable Snowman S 
Boogieman , The S 
Cosmic Monsters S 
Doctor No S 
Feeding Frenzy S 
Heaven S 
Heavenly Monsters S 
Journey to a Mushroom Planet T,S 
Little Demon S 
Monster Crossing S 
Parallel Universe S 
Source of Madness S 
Stone Monkey S 
Triskaidekaphobia S 
White Zombie S 

Parallel Universe 

YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Ward Smith
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Submitted By: Peter Beal on May 10, 2008

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Parallel Universe

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Description 

Just right of Heaven and left of Mushroom Planet is a quartzy crack/feature that marks the start of a hard (V9/10) boulder problem. This leads to a roof and arete (kneebar useful) and the finish.

I belayed Ward on this way back. An amazing looking climb--power, continuity, and a good line.

Location 

left of the obvious overhanging crack, Journey to a Mushroom Planet

Protection 

5 bolts


Photos of Parallel Universe Slideshow Add Photo
Jay Conway getting something back on the bad kneeb...
Jay Conway getting something back on the bad kneeb...
Jay Conway stabbing away at the high crux of Paral...
Jay Conway stabbing away at the high crux of Paral...
Joe Kinder higher up on the route
Joe Kinder higher up on the route
Joe sticks the big move to the thank god holds
Joe sticks the big move to the thank god holds
Joe Kinder on the lower section
Joe Kinder on the lower section
Jay Conway on the boulder problem start of Paralle...
Jay Conway on the boulder problem start of Paralle...
Jay Conway getting some feeing back in his hands o...
Jay Conway getting some feeing back in his hands o...
Jay Knower taking advantage of the good friction o...
Jay Knower taking advantage of the good friction o...
joe kinder on Parallel...
joe kinder on Parallel...

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By Jeffrey LeCours
From: New Hampshire
Sep 3, 2009

Joe Kinder coming home for Nor'Easter, giving Parallel Universe a ride.

Be sure to watch it in High Quality!!
By ward smith
Apr 5, 2012

Just so you know, I did the FA using the lefthand start with zero cheater stones.

Ward
By FelixBM
May 30, 2012

Julien BM commente son ascention sur le blog BMgrimpe.

bmgrimpe.wordpress.com/2012/05...

Petit vidéo de la grimpe.