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On the right side of the boulder there is a steep face. You can start this problem with the two chalked holds there, but I recommend a sit start for a greater challenge. Continue up these holds until you get to the pebble near the top, then top out.
Crashpad recommended but not required. Pretty sturdy landing.
|By Chris Beh|
Mar 8, 2010
This problem could be called the "horizontal seam reach" since the pebble broke a few years ago. I skip the pebble except as a foot hold later. The reach move is more about wing span than height. There are plenty of high feet at the crux. If this was on a route in Eldo, with a bolt at your chest, it would be rated 11a. One of the best highballs on Flag.
I've seen a friend fall twice grabbing the big sloper after the crux reach. It was a nice clean feet first fall onto the pads. And he was fine.