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March Arete V2+ 5+
March Madness V1 5 R
Type: Boulder, 16 ft
FA: James March
Page Views: 1,227 total, 12/month
Shared By: C Miller on Jul 11, 2009
Admins: Colin Parker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Thin edges with high feet to start gain better holds and a hard to see hueco around the arete. Make an easy mantle to cap it off and descend off the backside.

Given V4 in the bouldering guide but it seems much easier than that.

Location

Right side of the south face.

Protection

pad, spotter

Photos

pkeds
Redondo Beach, CA
pkeds   Redondo Beach, CA
Nds was correct. It was a big hold, and yes it hurt when it ripped. Sorry I'm a fatty. Flake is gone as of 4/3/16 Apr 3, 2016
atp
Clairemont Mesa, CA
  V4
atp   Clairemont Mesa, CA
  V4
I can see where it can feel easier than a v4, but after doing a few different v4s on the same day, it feels like a tram v4. Jul 10, 2012
nds
Oceanside, Ca
  V3
nds   Oceanside, Ca
  V3
The line described here is the most obvious line on that face although it doesn't seem to fit the description of the guidebook. The line described here feels comparable to other v3 at tram although its more or less one hard move.
!!Please note as of July 16th 2011, the juggy side pull is very loose. If it breaks it may be a fairly large piece and could hurt!! Jul 17, 2011
Euan Cameron
Mammoth Lakes
  V2+
Euan Cameron   Mammoth Lakes  
  V2+
Yes his start a little to the left looks more sustained, although not V4, but the line described here is an obvious start. Jul 14, 2009
RTM
RTM  
The line that James showed me started in the middle of the face to the left of the arete and went straight up to about midway, then traversed right about 6ft to the arete. He suggested v4 for the rating. Cool looking line! Jul 13, 2009