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The Depression Wall
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Arete's Syndrome 
Bipolar Traverse, The 
Dyno Project 
Loathing Arete 
Prozac crack 

The Bipolar Traverse 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder, 25'
Consensus:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Adam Van Straten
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: BIATHLON on Sep 18, 2008

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Project Crack Traverse


Start on Prozac Crack till you hit the horizontal crack. Move right on slopers and ok feet, the pump builds just as you hit the crux. Finish on Loathing Arete. The crux of this is really establishing yourself on coner and then moving around onto loathing arete. Sending this is an immediate cure for your depression.


Traverses the depression wall


one pad with a spotter to drag it under you or about six the length of the crack if your alone

Photos of The Bipolar Traverse Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: butt shot
butt shot
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting to traverse the crack
Starting to traverse the crack
Rock Climbing Photo: EGG working the start
EGG working the start
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bipolar traverse, as if the line wasn't obviou...
BETA PHOTO: The Bipolar traverse, as if the line wasn't obviou...

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From: Duluth Mn
Oct 21, 2008

The grade on this is approximate. By far the hardest send for me and took much more work then other V6's. However until someone else does this it will stay a V6.
By Peter Dodge
From: Duluth, MN
Oct 22, 2008
rating: V6 7A

nice send adam! I worked on this for awhile and it was awesome! super fun and pumpy at the end...
By chris deulen
From: Merriam, Kansas
Oct 23, 2008
rating: V8 7B

Nice job dude! Ima get this thing tonight! V6, huh?
From: Duluth Mn
Apr 10, 2009

This is in desperate need of a repeat this year! Any takers?
By JesseJ
From: Tucson, AZ
May 20, 2009

broke the best hold on the route today. foiled my send. >< pretty sure it's harder now.
From: Duluth Mn
May 21, 2009

Did part or the whole thing break?
By JesseJ
From: Tucson, AZ
May 21, 2009

pretty much the entire hold that is the right hand hold for the dyno project. there are some sharp shards left, but they need to be cleaned up more before you try and hold on to them
From: Duluth Mn
May 22, 2009

Cleaned up that hold today and its basically useless. I was able to send without it but it was defiantly harder, a V7 for sure now.
From: Duluth Mn
May 2, 2010

Nice to see this finally got a second assent. Great work Justin!!!

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