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Agrobat V4 6B
Brady Arete V5-6 6C+ R
Delerium Tremens V5 6C
HighBall Crack V0 4
Original Route, The V3-4 6A+
Squeak, The V8 7B
Trickle in Time V8 7B
V6 Slab V6 7A
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The highball boulder is probably the single largest chunk of diabase in Mt. Gretna or any of the surrounding outlying areas. It is an impressive boulder with many characters. This blocky boulder has proud, tall problems on each of its sides and aretes. There are three arete climbs, the best being Delerium Tremens (V5). The steep faces are flakey and friable, but there is a smooth, clean slab on the back and a wonderful easy crack. The slab is home to the perplexing and unrepeated problem Squeak (V tricky).

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Highball

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V3-4 6A+
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Robin Close
Columbia, Maryland
Robin Close   Columbia, Maryland
First ascent video of The Squeak (youtube.com/watch?v=aq5FKAE…) and a recent repeat using slightly lower feet for the traverse (vimeo.com/97079748). Such a great slab! Jun 5, 2014
Robin Close
Columbia, Maryland
Robin Close   Columbia, Maryland
For some reason my first comment got cut off. Here's another video of a recent repeat of The Squeak, using slightly lower footholds for the traverse. (vimeo.com/97079748) Jun 5, 2014

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