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Areas in The West Rim

Cave Passage Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Emerald City 0 / 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Old Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Oz Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Roof Jugs 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Young Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7

Description

The West Rim area is locate up the valley from Boardwalk Area . Problems are located on on boulders in the canyon and off to the sides. Many of the best problems take a little bit of hunting out, but persevere because they are real gems.

The standout boulder of the area is Emerald City.
Remember to fill out a wilderness permit, even if climbing for the day! Details

Getting There

Walk up the canyon from Boardwalk Area . As you approach the top of the canyon you can head left to the Emerald City or straight on to reach the Bearded Tongue boulder.

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RTM  
There is a variation start to this problem, beginning under the roof at a large hueco. Its a bit of a squeeze, but its a cool problem. Called it Antikythera Mechanism (v5). Aug 18, 2015
Brad Alexander
Costa Mesa, CA
Brad Alexander   Costa Mesa, CA
This is a really fun V3, a little harsh for the grade, right below Roof Jugs on the way to Emerald.


vimeo.com/136455899 Aug 17, 2015

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