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Force, The V9 7C
Thriller V9 7C
Type: Boulder
FA: Jerry Moffatt,1991
Page Views: 3,991 total, 33/month
Shared By: Brad G on Dec 21, 2007
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection Details


This problem starts on the obvious Thriller crimp start and goes out left. The Crimps are small but the feet are positive which makes the climb a good bit easier then Thriller.


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Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
Andy Liu   Eastern Sierra
skinny legs and all
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
skinny legs and all   Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
First ascent by Jerry Moffatt in 1991 at the grade of 8a. He called it the best new boulder problem he has made the first ascent of. Shortly after, John Bachar ripped off two glue reinforced flakes in the name of ethics making the problem easier. Bachar said he used fingernail clippers to open up the flakes so he could get his fingers behind them and yank them off. See Rock and Ice #50 in the editorials for the full story. Apr 4, 2013
Will S
Joshua Tree
Will S   Joshua Tree
The hold Jon is talking about is the first hold out left after the starting matched hold. Many people use this hold when doing Thriller too, but it wasn't used on the FA of Thriller (but doesn't really make Thriller any easier though). Oct 16, 2012
Jon McCartie
Edmond, OK
Jon McCartie   Edmond, OK
From what I've heard, this problem no longer exists in its FA form. It now goes at v9 and is called "The Farce" after a glued hold was pried with a crow-bar, making a much larger hold and lowering the grade. Apr 27, 2009