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Routes in East Side- Backbone Ridge

Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: Keith Geraghty
Page Views: 914 total, 8/month
Shared By: sweatpants on Jun 24, 2008
Admins: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Description

start on on either double underclings or right hand on jug left on undercling. up right hand to high sidepull match, then up to seam. From here you go left hand out bulge to a flake. Highstep right and go to top or small intermediate and to the top. match carefully, then reach back to good seam.

Location

backbone before execution boulder and get the hell out of dodge boulder.

Protection

pads and spotter

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Joel Allen
La Crosse, WI
 
Joel Allen   La Crosse, WI
 
This route is really fun but still be very careful. I felt really sketchy putting all my weight on the big jug near the top. Super fun though, go do it! Oct 31, 2015
Craig T
Chicago, IL
 
Craig T   Chicago, IL
 
Good problem...again the name is certainly appropriate. Two years later, still be careful at the top. Broke a hold that certainly wasn't key, but was a convenient little undercling. Took a ride and left a nice deep shoeprint in the soil. Apr 19, 2010
that is what makes it even funnier Sep 9, 2008
sweatpants
Broomfield, CO
 
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
 
funny enough its actually the company name on the stickbrush. Aug 10, 2008
very appropriately named Aug 9, 2008
sweatpants
Broomfield, CO
 
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
 
thanks bud glad you liked it. was it the left hand flake over the roof kind of on the arete that you broke? did it change the problem? are you ok? lol Jun 30, 2008
Remo
Madison, WI
 
Remo   Madison, WI
 
Good climb, but be careful at the top, I broke a key hold and went for a long ride. Jun 30, 2008