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Routes in Fireblack Boulder

Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: 1986
Page Views: 413 total, 4/month
Shared By: Lee Smith on Apr 4, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Climb straight up the deepest part of the main overhang. All the holds on the start are facing the wrong way. Pinch left, jump up, and grab the downward-facing flake. Undercling and finish on football pinches. A sit start of this problem would be harder and probably has not been done.

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David Tennant
Denver, CO
David Tennant   Denver, CO
Oh, oh, ohhhhhhhh, I could not for the life of me figure out how to start this one, a jump up to the underling would make a lot more sense. That sit start would be sweet but would most definitely be super difficult. May 6, 2016
Lee Smith  
 
I did a static start to this problem tonight. It was V3-ish. The sit start is the next project. Jun 11, 2009
Lee Smith  
 
One time when I was grovelling on the undercling of the downward-facing flake, a small bat flew out of the crack in the back. I nearly didn't fall off. Apr 4, 2009