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Type: Boulder, 10 ft
FA: Barry Bates
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Shared By: Bruce Morris on Dec 31, 2004
Admins: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Trails are closed from sunset to 6:00 am. Details

Description

Left right traverse across the Beak formation ending in a V0 type mantle.

Protection

None. Boulder problem.

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lucero
Oakland, Ca
  V2
lucero   Oakland, Ca
  V2
there seems to be a chipped hold and/or "broken" hold on the lower side pull under the direct line accent of this problem.. just noticed it the other weekend.. anyone wanna own up? huh? anyone? May 3, 2006
tallmark515
San Francisco
 
tallmark515   San Francisco
 
I though I remember supertopo calling this thing V4? It always seemed much easier than that, V2 or 3 seems more consistent with castle rock standards anyway... good fun. Oct 19, 2009
munge  
originally rated 5.10+ I believe in the Jensen guidebook. Fun problem. Arechiga showed me the extension one day. The extension is contrived to keep the big feet off but it does add pump and spice. Nov 30, 2009
Kris S
Gunbarrel, CO
 
Kris S   Gunbarrel, CO
 
If you start by standing on the ramp on the left side and drop into the face climbing it adds some fun movement. A good reach definitely helps as the moves are big and the feet are low. I'm 5'9"+3 and used it :) Dec 13, 2017

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