Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Parking Lot Rock
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Coz Daddy  
Coz Mama Roof 
Deforestation  
Flakes 
Let's Get Hurt 
Rug Head (AKA Rug Rat) 
Stump, The 
Tree Problem 
Yabo Roof 
Yabo Squeeze 

Tree Problem 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: unknown
Page Views: 4,466
Submitted By: Aron Quiter on May 2, 2005

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (17)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Courtney Ceran on the Tree Problem (V4), Parking L...

Description 

The Tree Problem sits on the uphill side of The Parking Lot Boulder, strangely enough no where near a tree. Climbing is sustained, and many approaches can get you through the problem depending on your height and finger size.

Top out over the top after 8 or so hard moves and a good rest in the middle.


Protection 

Pads are nice.



Photos of Tree Problem Slideshow Add Photo
Towards the top
Towards the top
Reach
Reach
The Tree Problem (V4) is in the dead center of this picture.
BETA PHOTO: The Tree Problem (V4) is in the dead center of thi...
At the rest
At the rest
Starting Moves
Starting Moves
Comments on Tree Problem Add Comment
Show which comments
By lucero
From: Oakland, Ca
May 3, 2006

NEIL did it!

By Aron Quiter
Administrator
From: Oakland, CA
May 10, 2006

Do you mean Neil did the 1st ascent? and which Neil are you talking about?

By lucero
From: Oakland, Ca
Jul 12, 2006

Neil, as in skinny, blond, poetry neil... my roommate... come on aron you know! he finally did it after working on it for 3 years.

By Aron Quiter
Administrator
From: Oakland, CA
Jul 12, 2006

Ah... That Neil. Now I know. And no folks, that's not the 1st ascent!

By lucero
From: Oakland, Ca
Jul 14, 2006

i forgot to add it was also his birthday... we were really proud of him.

By Adamclimbs
Dec 11, 2008

When I first did this problem 10 or 12 years ago there was a tree. And if you fell on the closing moves you would hit that tree. We always wanted the tree to disappear and one day it did. One day the tree mysteriously ended up 15 feet over to the right of the boulder (car jack?). Now we have the Deforestation problem!

By ShaunG
From: Petaluma/SF, CA
Oct 25, 2009

Such a cool problem with great moves. Save energy for the pinch at the end.

By Carl Joseph
Jul 13, 2014

Great problem. Beautiful sequence with a rough but rewarding top-out. My favorite problem at Castle Rock (so far).

By Phil Chai
From: Austin, TX
Jul 22, 2014
rating: V4 6B PG13

Me on Tree Route; Cred: Collin Yee