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Escape From Reality V9-10 7C+
Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: Todd Bradlee
Page Views: 1,321 total, 11/month
Shared By: Jeremiah Johnson on Apr 9, 2008
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

This is the boulder problem hidden away in a cave just above the main parking lot. Start sitting way back in the cave and crimp your way to the large underclings 3/4 of the way out. Match the last undercling and use a tiny crimp intermediate to throw big for the lip of the cave, then keep tight and work up to the obvious finishing 'spike.' Unfortunately several holds have broken over the past few years and some of the moves (particularly at the start) aren't as nice as they used to be. Still a great endurance boulder problem, though - something like 18 moves long and horizontal the whole way.

Location

From the kiosk at the main parking lot, look up and left. You'll see a small looking cave. Now take the trail to your left that leads up towards the Holderness Corner. About 3/4's of the way up, you'll see a faint trail that trends down and right. This trail will get you to the cave & to the boulder problem.

Protection

Several pads.

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matthewWallace
Sandwich, NH
matthewWallace   Sandwich, NH
I went up to look at this problem the other day, and it appeared to me that there were two more lines to the left. Does anyone know anything about these two lines? Jan 27, 2011
Please approach this problem from the trail to the Parking Lot Wall. There are rare plants between the trail to the Holderness Corner and the boulder (the FS put up a fence at the trail edge in this area). Jun 24, 2009