Type: Boulder
FA: Tim Medina
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Shared By: Tim Steele on Sep 26, 2009
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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A very unique problem with impeccable rock. Mount the scoop and slab it out to the top. Climbs more like a sandstone problem, on slicker rock, of course. Classic.


The obvious beautiful scoop in the Misery Cave.




Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
Andy Liu   Eastern Sierra
All. Time. Classic.

But.... one comment....

If you start from a pile of stacked pads, you kinda need to not count the send as the press really is part of the crux.

If you can climb V5, and you're at the Sads, there is absolutely no excuse for not trying this one. Aug 11, 2013
Daniel Winsor
Bishop, CA
Daniel Winsor   Bishop, CA
Unless you have abnormally high foot-confidence, or use more than one pad to start off with, this feels like V6. It seems like the taller you are, the easier the "press" is and the fewer intermediate moves you have to do on those... "holds". It's amazing this wall goes at a V6. Super fun. Nov 21, 2014