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Cup of Tea V3 6A PG13
Down In It V0 4
Downward Dog V1+ 5
Due North V2 5+
E-Z Cheese V2 5+
Feel The Pull V1 5
Fritz's Demise V0 4
King Arthur V2- 5+
Kissing Cousins V0 4
North Slab V1 5
Provia V6 7A
Riverbed, The V4 6B
Seinfeld V2+ 5+
Swiss Cheese V2 5+
Type: Boulder
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Shared By: Ladd on May 14, 2007
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

The classic line at the grade in Boulder Natural. Stand start on a huge jug, set your feet and fire up and left to the cool triangular pinch. Grab a right crimp and bump to the jug on the lip up and right. Topout next to the tree.
Landing is a bit painful so don't botch the dyno/deadpoint/topout.

Sit start goes at V3.

If you used the gaston on the left, see Swiss Cheese

Location

From Gandalf's Lair cross stream towards Yosemite Boulder. This climb is on your left 30ft from Buttermilk Boulder.

Protection

Pads to fill the void in the landing, spotter would be nice too.
Graham O.  
 
Classic! Jul 7, 2016
Lanky
Tired
 
Lanky   Tired
 
Straight up, as commonly used, means not going left. :) May 27, 2014
Eric Heiden
Derry, NH
Eric Heiden   Derry, NH
Well I suppose it depends on what you consider "straight up."

I've always gone: into the the gaston with both hands, up right to the triangle pinch, toe hook the big starting hold, and then left to the lip - which I guess is swiss cheese. May 27, 2014
BDalhaus
Bangor, ME
  V2
BDalhaus   Bangor, ME  
  V2
When going straight up, there's no logical reason to touch the gaston. :) May 22, 2014
Eric Heiden
Derry, NH
Eric Heiden   Derry, NH
MAN. I've been thinking I've climbed E-Z cheese for YEARS now, only to discover that All I've ever done are variations on Swiss Cheese (many of them). Never knew that E-Z Cheese is a true eliminate (huuuuge logical left gaston is off). May 22, 2014
B-Mkll Mackall
Bozeman, MT
 
B-Mkll Mackall   Bozeman, MT
 
The variation out to the left using the gaston and a dyno is sweet! Does it have a name and/or section here? Aug 7, 2013
youtube.com/watch?v=HDb0TKA…
My less than elegant climb. Note the strangely uncommon left exit. Why does everyone go out right? Apr 21, 2013
J Meagher
  V2+
J Meagher  
  V2+
Incredibly fun for such a short climb! Start with both hands at the sidepull, then hit the gaston, match, and layback into it. Pop to the sloping top with your left hand, toe hook the start hold, and make a big move to the triangular crimp with your right hand. The topout is super cool. Descend by shimmying down the crevice between the boulders. Apr 8, 2013
Seth Cohen
Concord, NH
Seth Cohen   Concord, NH
The toe-hook beta is awesome. Start on the jug, then gaston the left-hand side-pull. With your right foot, toe hook the jug's right side. As you lean left, both the toe hook and the gaston get much better, so don't give up until it sticks! From there, easily stand up on your left foot to the triangle pinch and top out. Smooth. Aug 16, 2010
BDalhaus
Bangor, ME
  V2
BDalhaus   Bangor, ME  
  V2
Alternate beta - From the jug, go left hand to the triangular pinch, heel hook the jug with your right foot, grab a crimp with your right hand, then bump to the lip out right. There is a crack/jug back from the lip out left to help with the topout. Apr 2, 2008
Jesse Coburn
Manchester, NH
 
Jesse Coburn   Manchester, NH
 
So i was given some toe-hook beta and its goes easier...ish still v2 Feb 27, 2008