Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Riddler on Dec 2, 2008
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Access Issue: UDOT will ticket cars parked on the south side of the canyon opposite the Secret Garden bouldering area. Details
Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details


I don't like bouldering very much but even I can admit this problem is really fun. Start up the arete using the drill scars and an occasional left foot smear or right foot heel hook. This problem isn't very tricky or sequential; it's just a matter of working your way up and daring to go higher and higher. The topout is an airy and exciting mantle. As soon as you get on top you'll want to go do it again!


Up the obvious east arete on the south boulder. Directly to the right of Shot Hole Arete (V8).


Crash pad. The ground is sloping and the climb moves out and left, so you'll probably want a spotter to move the pad as you go.


Bad Sock Puppet  
Good hands; you keep hoping for a left foot on the face, but you never really get one. Juggy topout, so don't let go cause it's pretty high. Jun 29, 2009
Sean9spring Spring
Chandler, Arizona
Sean9spring Spring   Chandler, Arizona
unless I am mistake, this is known as "Slice" in the Black Bible.

youtube.com/watch?v=1mWhELk… Nov 15, 2018