Type: Boulder, 14 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 326 total · 2/month
Shared By: GarrettM on Nov 5, 2008
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description

This is a great 18+ move traverse. Sqat starts down and right of the obvious horn on a medium shelf. bump up to the jug on the top of the horn and start to work left around the front of the horn to slopers. This is where the feet start to go nuts on you. Keep switching feet from the staring hold, to the top of the horn, while moving hands across the lip on slopers (VERY cramped and awkward crux). Not much for feet below your hands so keep them on the horn and move up the small arete to a crappy crimp then to the topout on a square block. Very pumpy topout.

While none of the holds will push your limits, the endless sequence of 18+ moves (least amount ive been able to do it in) will push your problem solving skills and your forarms. Definatly super pumpy at the end and the top out.

Im sure i dont have the first ascent but ive never seen anyone on it, so we dubbed it Prow wow. Also thought it was about a low v3 but some guys iv done it with are calling it v4. If you know the real name and grade, your imput would be loved.

Location

When at the barndoor boulder (huge rock closest to the road on the west side of the pound) look up hill. it is straight ahead and left; the last boulder before the hill gets steep with a obvious prow on the uphill side of it. The prow is the route.

Exit from the top is on the oposite side of the route or just down the prow to your pad.

Protection

never really gets more than 4 ft off the deck so a pad and maybe a spotter to move it help. Also maybe some vasaline for when your done for the scraps that you will incure on your calves and forarms

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