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*Unknown* Rright of Squirming Coil V3 6A
Animal Control V0-1 4+
Bearded Lady (aka Hand Crack) V1-2 5
Contrivance V4 6B
Double Arete V5 6C
Evian V3-4 6A+
Left Arete V1 5 PG13
Left Finger Traverse V2 5+
Phish out of Water V10-11 8A
Slapper, The V5-6 6C+
Squirming Coil V5 6C
Straight Up Now, Tell Me V2 5+
Tree Slab Dyno V3 6A
Triangle Slab V0 4
Unknown -Warm up (The Jake) V1 5 PG13
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Type: Boulder, 10 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Sean Wolf on Jun 8, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Start with a bomber hand jam and then use the rail inside the crack on the right side and then the horizontal crack on the left boulder to get through the middle wider section. If you jam your feet right, you should be able to access bomber hand jams again up high before exiting up on the left boulder.


Climb the crack between Contrivance and Squirming Coil.


A pad.


mikejohnson1 Johnson
Essex Junction, VT
mikejohnson1 Johnson   Essex Junction, VT
I realized, after getting shut down on this problem twice, that V1 might be a sandbag. Really cool problem though, you should check it out. Mar 8, 2010
Bob Robinson
Lone Tree, Colorado
Bob Robinson   Lone Tree, Colorado
Has anyone else done this problem with the right boulder completely off (i.e. no jamming)? It's pretty fun to just climb the sloping arete using the cracks, hidden side-pulls and rails to a mantle topout. Probably still V1 or V2. Sep 28, 2010
Tyson Ferryman
Bailey, CO
Tyson Ferryman   Bailey, CO
Listed as V2 "Hand Crack" in Colorado Bouldering Front Range. Jul 26, 2012
Matt.H Haron  
Hand crack... yeah about that. Fist to offwidth size. Maybe a V1 offwidth, but I'm terrible anytime on crack, so can't really say grade wise. Aug 8, 2013
David Tennant
Denver, CO
David Tennant   Denver, CO
Topout was sweet with just good holds on a great landing. Made you work but so much fun. Crack seeps water after recent rain, so it might be wet. One/two hand jams and a perfect forearm jam. What more can you ask for? Sep 9, 2015
Does anyone know what the finger crack traverse to the left of Bearded Lady is? Apr 12, 2016
Golden, CO
Monty   Golden, CO  
Britzn89, I believe the problem you are referring to is Contrivance. Apr 12, 2016

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