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Routes in The Brain Boulder

Brain Drain V4 6B
Brain, The V4 6B
Kung Foo Hand V6 7A
Lizard King V3 6A
Matter Over Mind V5 6C
Monkeys Paw V3-4 6A+
O.D.B V2+ 5+
S.O.B V3-4 6A+
Type: Boulder, 14 ft
FA: Shawn McCauley & Matt Behrens
Page Views: 63 total, 1/month
Shared By: TravisMelin on Sep 14, 2009
Admins: Jay Shultis, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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Description

This is a very infamous Bozoo heady test piece. A bit headier if you are on the short side. Climb the low angle slab to reach "The Brain" make a long move above the braing from a painful finger-lock to the jug at the apex of the boulder. Tall technical and commiting (18'). Crux at end.

British Mike nearly left his index finger in the finger lock after his foot slipped. The blood that oozed out of that hold and down the face intimidated interested climbers for years afterward. The bone deep cut healed, and I believe he came back and sent a while later.

Location

Brain Boulder

Protection

Pad

Photos

I did this in 1999 with Matt Behrens. The name is correct. Jan 18, 2013