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This boulder is a popular warm-up area located on the eastern edge of Lower Chaos, close to the lower lake below Lake Haiyaha. It is the second formation you will encounter after the walk in. It is easily identified by a long, slightly overhanging north face and a deep gully on the west end, on the right as you face the wall. The Potato Chip (V7, sds V8 or 9) climbs an obvious series of crimps out of the gully. Other nondescript problems can be found on the wall to the left.
Follow the usual approach to Lower Chaos, rockhop along the edge of the lower lake, pass the Warm-Up Boulder heading west and The Potato Chip will show up on the left shortly.
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Middle Warm up V1 5 Boulder, Alpine, 12'
Potato Chip Layback V3 6A Boulder, Alpine, 15'
Potato Chip Pinch V5 6C Boulder, Alpine, 15'
Potato Chip V7- 7A+ Boulder, Alpine, 15'
Potato Chip Sit Start V9 7C PG13 Boulder, Alpine, 20'
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Middle Warm up V1 5 CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Potato Chip Boulder
This line starts on the left of the potato chip block, and moves right up good holds to a positive topout. Stand start (sit down is slightly harder) on a right undercling and a left sloper, cross left to a flat crimp, move out right to a good jug. Match the jug then go up left hand again slightly right to a not as chalked up flat jug. Reach right hand up to a good crimp up and right, match then reach for a great jug. Move slightly left then top out using a good right hand in a white scoop....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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