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Routes in Upper Mound (main upper cluster of boulders)

Arete to Crack V7- 7A+
Highball slab problem V2 5+
Jelly Bean hand traverse V2 5+
Kaiser Soze V6 7A
Knob Problem V3 6A
Manatee trad traverse V0+ 4+
Manatee, The V4-5 6B+
Murray Highball, The V3+ 6A+
Unknown V3 6A
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Type: Boulder
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Shared By: Dave Wachter on Feb 28, 2009
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Crux is pulling off the ground. You can either start matched on the lower black feature (significantly harder, due to lack of feet), or reach up and start with your left hand on the next higher black feature. Crimp to a mantle move, then stand up and collect yourself for some easy but heady crimping to the top.
Downclimb is on the opposite side.

Location

From the upper mound "basecamp" clearing, head north through a jumble of boulders, then look right for the high west-facing slab. Climb down to the start, on a chalked black pasted-on-looking feature.

Protection

Pad, spotter for protecting the low crux. After that, you're basically soloing above a bad landing.

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