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Routes in Cliff Boulders

Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: Dave Graham?
Page Views: 1,588 total · 12/month
Shared By: Tristan Perry on Aug 14, 2007
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description

This problem apparently begins standing, but may be done from a sitstart from the right for added difficulty. A small edges around head level exist for the hands. Hike your feet up to something and slap the pitiful slopers above. Somehow get your weight on your feet, if possible, and crank upwards. After the slopers, there are essentially no holds for quite a ways. This is powerful and balancy series of moves...kind of an ungradable problem I think. But it's very hard and requires strong tendons.

Location

The left side of the Font boulder (a very wide and sloping mini-cliff with quite a few lines) just above Chuckie's Torture and Jugs.

Protection

Crashpad

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Lanky
Tired
 
Lanky   Tired
 
Strange beast. Balancy, long reaches on bad holds. I really dig it... and would really like to send! Jul 11, 2008
Jeremiah Johnson
Contoocook, NH
  V9
Jeremiah Johnson   Contoocook, NH
  V9
The sitstart begins seated under the crack to the right. The moves are pretty good, though the line is a bit contrived. v11- in my opinion. Feb 17, 2010
Jay Knower
Campton, NH
  V9+
Jay Knower   Campton, NH  
  V9+
Definitely a hard problem, but also very cool. It's one of those problems where you feel like you're going to send and the next thing you know, you're back on the ground. Also, Check your Head could also be called "Check the Temps" because it is so friction dependent. Sep 6, 2011
Lanky
Tired
 
Lanky   Tired
 
There's some alternative lifestyle beta available apparently. A friend sent by going right hand to the slopey edge, hiking a right foot, pushing down on the left start edge and making a huge reach to the high slopers with his right. Sounds nuts to me, but he said it felt easier than the traditional beta. Sep 7, 2011
Jay Knower
Campton, NH
  V9+
Jay Knower   Campton, NH  
  V9+
Good to know. Once the temps drop below freezing, I'll be psyched to try this again. Sep 7, 2011

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