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Assisted Living V0 4 PG13
Aurora Borealis V3 6A
Banditos V4 6B
Beginners T,TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Binding, The TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Body Grind V4 6B
Call of the Wild V7 7A+
Cornered T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Counterclockwise V8 7B
Counterclockwise Direct V6 7A
Crash Pad Surfer V3 6A
Cuckoo Clock V2-3 5+
Dirty Little Rabbits V1 5
Eveready TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Face It TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Finger Crack, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V0 4
Flying Ninja Kick V2 5+
Funny Games V6 7A
Good Book, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hairway to Steven V6 7A
Harvest Moon V0 4
I Saw an X-Ray of a Girl Passing Gas V3 6A
Instant Hippie V0 4
Lady Sniff V2 5+
Magnificent Bastard V5 6C
Overhanging Arete TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rainy Day Women V1 5
She Had Armpit Hair Like a Wookie V0 4
Smiley Face V3+ 6A+
Western Esotericism V2+ 5+
Wild Wild West V7 7A+
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Type: Boulder, 10 ft
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Shared By: BDalhaus on Oct 20, 2008
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description [Edit]

Short and stout and fun with slopers. This problem is essentially a direct finish to the start of Hairway to Steven. Sit start with the right hand crimp sidepull and the smeared left foot. Power up to the slopers and match before making a big move up and left to a small sloper right of the crack. Get a foot up on the start hold and try like hell to stand up before running up the slab above. Fun!

Location [Edit]

Visible from the main trail, this climb is on the first cluster of boulders past the Body Grind cave. Shares a start with Hairway to Steven.

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Christian Prellwitz
Telluride, CO
 
Christian Prellwitz   Telluride, CO
 
This problem is definitely harder than 'Hairway To Steven'. And due to the hump factor, not quite as good, in my opinion. Worth doing though. Oct 14, 2013
BDalhaus
Bangor, ME
 
BDalhaus   Bangor, ME  
 
I must have gotten lucky. I had a hump-free ascent. Oct 15, 2013
Christian Prellwitz
Telluride, CO
 
Christian Prellwitz   Telluride, CO
 
Maybe I was just doing it wrong. Perhaps grunt is more accurate than hump. 'Try like hell to stand up' is how it felt. Oct 15, 2013
Ian McAfee
Concord, NH
 
Ian McAfee   Concord, NH
 
Someone I shall not name ripped off the left hand starting crimp on this right after I climbed it, I did the first move afterwards pinching a spot on the arete, felt more core intensive and maybe a bit harder, there are also some usable sharp crimps further left. Not a bad little climb. Sep 12, 2015
BDalhaus
Bangor, ME
 
BDalhaus   Bangor, ME  
 
After reading the comments here, my only question was "There was a left hand starting crimp?" Where? I always started matched or just one-armed it to the slopers. Dec 18, 2015

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