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Oil On Canvas V1 5
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Pow Pow V8 7B
Problem A V1 5
Still Life V2 5+
Type: Boulder, 10 ft
FA: Tim Steele
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Shared By: Tim Steele on Nov 24, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Start either sitting or standing and reach out the overhang to do the standard cross-over/under sequence, et al. Harder if you're shorter. Requires core. Really fun. Git 'er done!


a couple of pads and a proactive spot recommended in case of back splat.


Jonah Kreitzberg
Eugene, Oregon
Jonah Kreitzberg   Eugene, Oregon
Holds have deteriorated much since 2007 due to over-brushing. Solid V8 now. May 4, 2015
Alex Gaskin
Athens, Georgia
Alex Gaskin   Athens, Georgia
Would say this is as hard as Fly boy or Highbrow. haha but not as hard as Saigon. Whatever that means. Sep 3, 2013
Neil Rankin
Winston-Salem, NC
Neil Rankin   Winston-Salem, NC
V8. Harder than Disco Diva. Sep 1, 2013
Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
Andy Liu   Eastern Sierra
C Miller   CA  
Pow Pow on Youtube -… Dec 1, 2009
Peter Franzen
Phoenix, AZ
Peter Franzen   Phoenix, AZ  
This problem is given V8 in the guidebook, but it isn't quite as hard as some of the other 8s in Bishop.

Some good beta for the opening move(s) if you're short: if you can't reach all the way up for the first left hold on the face from the start hold, try going up right first along the edge of the roof to a small crimp, then set your heel and reach up left. Mar 31, 2008
Jon McCartie
Edmond, OK
Jon McCartie   Edmond, OK
awesome problem. Dec 27, 2007