S. Face of the Amphitheater Boulder.  These are what I see as the most common variations, but there are always eliminates and "tweeners".
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Adam Kimmerly
Jul 26, 2011
S. Face of the Amphitheater Boulder. These are what I see as the most common variations, but there are always eliminates and "tweeners".
Some route beta. Maybe some of this can get incorporated into the existing routes in the MP.com db already. I'll add the others when I get a chance if nobody beats me to it. I recommend not making up names for problems that don't have established names.
A) "Jumpstart" V3 [5.11]: Lieback up the arete, finishing with a mantel straight over the bulge.
B) (Unnamed) V7(?): Sit start the "Jumpstart" problem. Crux is the move getting into the stand start position
C) (Unnamed) 5.8: Slab climb just right of the arete. Many eliminate the arete (same grade).
D) "Amphitheater Traverse"(?) V2: Traverse the entire S. face of the Amphitheater boulder from Left to Right, starting on problem C and finishing on problem K.
E) (Unnamed) 5.9: Slabby face.
F) (Unnamed) 5.7: Slabby face with big polished edges. Obvious, easiest line on the face.
G) (Unnamed) V0: Slabby face. Start with right hand on slick black crimp. Many variations.
H) (Unnamed) V1: Thin, slabby face. Many variations.
I) (Unnamed) V2: Thin, slabby face. Takes the steepest line through the bulge in the middle of the face. Inobvious and a bit contrived.
J) (Unnamed) V1: Thin, slabby face. Hard start on polished feet.
K) (Unnamed) V1+: Thin, slabby face. High-step start gets harder as dirt erodes. Thicker/stacked pads reduce the grade.
L) (Unnamed) V4: Start squeezing the bulge and pull out left onto the slab.
M) "One Cut Above" V4: Squeeze and slap up the arete to better holds and a rounded topout. Jul 28, 2011

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