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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: TR, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: BDalhaus on Oct 31, 2008
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

The arching arete to the right of the corner. Start the same as the Good Book and pull up into the corner. Once you're standing on the starting handholds, traverse out right to the arete with delicate smears and terrible hands (crux). Using flakes and pinches on the arete, work up and gradually left to where the arete rejoins the crack and the Good Book at the top. Fun, balancy, and just hard enough to make you think. This is a worthwhile climb on its own, but if you already have a toprope set up after doing the Good Book, there is no excuse for not giving this a try.

Location

Roughly two minutes walk from Boulder Natural. Follow the trail towards Devil's Den, step over a jagged, fallen tree, and turn right at a large tree with a white blaze onto a faint path uphill. There is a tiny cairn just off the trail. When you locate the inside corner of Good Book, look at the arete on the right. This climb shares the start of Good Book. Ascend a gully on the left to set up a toprope.

Protection

Tree anchors for toproping. There isn't a single gear placement on this climb.

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BDalhaus
Bangor, ME
 
BDalhaus   Bangor, ME  
 
10/30/08 - Spent about 45 minutes on rappel to scrub this thing enough to make it climbable again. It's still a little scruffy, but fun nonetheless. Oct 31, 2008