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Flossy Tips V3 6A
Southern Discomfort V2 5+
Type: Boulder, 10 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 1,623 total, 9/month
Shared By: Peter Gram on Aug 29, 2002
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

Southern Discomfort is probably the best route near its grade at the Rock Maze. It is a fairly long problem, yet it always stays low to the ground with a pretty good landing. Find it by heading around to the main area of the maze. It is to the right of Slot Machine, and to the left of Muscle Corner.

Usually done as a sit-down start, start on huge juggy shelfs and make a upward traverse to the right. Then when grabbing a two-handed slot, head up. The final moves are the hardest. This one is pumpy for the modest V2 rating, but the holds are all great.

Protection

Boulder Pad and a Spotter.

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Jared Loftus
Whitewood, SD
Jared Loftus   Whitewood, SD
Love this route. I've only been here a couple times but it's awesome Jan 20, 2009
This route is killer. Awesome shelfs and good pockets towards the end. I do this route every time I come here, and well worth it. May 19, 2007
BoulderingMatt
Minneapolis, MN
BoulderingMatt   Minneapolis, MN
Just worked this one last week. It was beyond awesome. I'll try to post up some info for the area too as soon as I get pics developed. You SD guys gotta get a book out for this place. It was unbelievable! Jul 11, 2006