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Routes in Kahuna Boulder

Beach Crack V3 6A
Beached Whale V5 6C
Big Pickle V7-8 7B
Kahuna Roof V5-6 6C+
Snake Eyes V8 7B
Speed Trap V11- 8A
Super Chief V9 7C
Tickle My Pickle V7+ 7A+
Water Way Campus V2+ 5+
Type: Boulder
FA: unknown
Page Views: 3,191 total, 16/month
Shared By: Mike Sofranko on Dec 5, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This stellar problem is located on the blunt prow to the left of the Kahuna Roof. The line is very obvious - follow the crack right and up to a moderate topout. I did a sit-down start, seemed like the most logical way to do it. I found it quite sequential.

This problem was something of a grudge match for me a couple years ago - I sent it by myself on a cold winter day. The topout was covered in a couple inches of snow, as was the talus below. I had to find and dig out holds as I topped out - certainly added a level of excitement.

Protection

Generally a good landing, but don't fall from the easy topout.

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This route, perhaps like a lot Carter, has some sharp holds. I had worked on it once or twice and when I had it figured out and was heading up I gashed a finger while working it into a key crack and covered my sunglasses in blood when I pulled down. However, it is pretty fun and a good problem to work in the area if your not up to the Kahuna roof. Apr 29, 2002