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Routes in The Sword/Underwear Rock

Briefs V3 6A
Classic, The V2 5+
Cole's Corner V8 7B
Crack, The V0 4
Hourglass, The V6 7A
I <3 Jugs V2 5+
Prism, The V9 7C
Resurrection V8 7B
Sword, The V3 6A R
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Type: Boulder, 30 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: JWT on Apr 2, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Very highball problem following the obvious line up the North Side of the Sword Boulder. The problem has a series of fun dynamic moves. Use the tree on the south side of the boulder to down climb.


The higher you go the more pads you are going to need. The landing area is mostly flat with several small rocks.


David Stephens
Superior AZ
David Stephens   Superior AZ
Larry Petterman and myself did this back in 1982 as a toprope and we called it "You Dog You" Larry got the FA. Nov 1, 2006
Jason Chinchen
Bend, Oregon
Jason Chinchen   Bend, Oregon
TR= Invalid. Dec 25, 2013
Jon Nelson
Bellingham, WA
Jon Nelson   Bellingham, WA  
I wouldn't say invalid, as I can imagine TRing a highball boulder problem like this and calling it an ascent.

It might be more bold with only one pad though.

Did the "sword" name predate the FA by Larry Petterman? If not, we should correct the name. Dec 26, 2013
Alan Zhan
Seattle, WA
Alan Zhan   Seattle, WA
definitely a little more overhanging than it looks in the photos! :O Feb 24, 2015

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