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Routes in Mongoose Block

Type: Boulder
FA: Unknown?
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Shared By: Patrick Manitou on Oct 10, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

I'm submitting this route as a plea for help. I can hardly get off the ground on this thing.

Perhaps someone who's sent it can fill in the beta?

As I understand it, grab the blocky slopers on the southeast arete, get your feet on somehow, and dyno for the top of the arete.

Location

This is on the Southeast arete of Mongoose Block.

Protection

Pad.

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broomdigiddy
 
SAL   broomdigiddy
 
Not sure on the location of this problem. A photo may help. I have done most all of the problems possible on this block. I will try to post some photos and info on problems soon. Jan 4, 2009
Patrick Manitou
Atlanta, GAAAAA
 
Patrick Manitou   Atlanta, GAAAAA
 
I made a typo in the description- this is on the southeast corner, not the southwest as I had originally said. Right on the arete at maybe 7' is a blocky, chalked hold. Match on this, get your feet up, and throw for the lip. I've realized now that it helps to be short, it's just too hard to get your feet high enough otherwise. At least that's my excuse. Jan 5, 2009
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broomdigiddy
 
SAL   broomdigiddy
 
I think i have done this but dont recall a throw. If I am thnking of the same problem. Tot he right of said problem is the undercling tuff problems in the scoop/roof?

LEft of it would be some of the crimpy face problems?

I'll snap some photos next time I am down. We coudl use a good photo blog of this boulder. Its too muchfun. Jan 8, 2009
Patrick Manitou
Atlanta, GAAAAA
 
Patrick Manitou   Atlanta, GAAAAA
 
That location sounds right. The starting hold and the finishing hold are both actually on the arete in between those two areas. It may not be dynamic, but it looks like it, and that's how I've heard it described.

Looking forward to the photos, I've been thinking about doing the same thing. Jan 9, 2009

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