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Social Obligation

5.10c, Sport,  Avg: 1.9 from 19 votes
FA: Leslie Smith 7/99
New Hampshire > Rumney > Bonsai

Description

A short but challenging route that is worth a go on a crowded day, as this isn't the most popular 5.10 at Bonsai but its still a good time..

Climb the blunt arete bear hugging your way through the business of the climb and on to a short but interesting slabby section before clipping the chains.

This one can be wet when things are seeping.

Location

All the way to the right at bonsai. The blunt arete.

Protection

3 bolts to anchors.

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Caleb working his way up this great climb!
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Caleb almost at the top!
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This is an easy, dirty and enjoyable climb in the crack to the anchors.  It's safe to TR and is probably a7 if you climb chimneys or an 8 if you don't.  An option if you have someone in your group that cannot climb a 10c.
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Social Obligation is the face climb to my right.
[Hide Photo] This is an easy, dirty and enjoyable climb in the crack to the anchors. It's safe to TR and is probably a7 if you climb chimneys or an 8 if you don't. An option if you have someone in your group…

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Nick Grant
Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
  5.10c
[Hide Comment] Unlike most Bonsai 5.10s, there ain't no jugs on this one! Worth doing because the moves are non-standard. I found the middle bit to be a bit of a flail-a-thon. Jul 21, 2016