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Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: Aaron Parlier
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Shared By: Aaron Parlier on Oct 10, 2009
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones

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Description

-Periscope Boulder-
Sit Start in the crimpy lines and connect into the rail. follow feet and hands across the protrusion, using whatever feet feel good and make fun moves to transfer and traverse to the next side of the boulder to your right. as you transfer around you will trend higher and up above the slab of rock that will now be under you. top high on good hands and feet.

Location

The Periscope Boulder is located right before and off set to the front from the Ranger Rick Boulder. it is toughing the side of ranger rick boulder as well. Periscope has an ascending diagonal ledge feature with a rail behind it that forms a large geometric and angular feature that defines the boulder. look to the left of the protruding area and there should be low, flat jugs to sit start on.
This problem trends and travels right, across the protrusion via the constant rail. continue around to the right and transfer around to the next, right side of the boulder, topping out high and above the slab with a solid and confidant mantle.

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Cameron Cassan
Asheville, NC
Cameron Cassan   Asheville, NC
I may have enjoyed this line more than True Grit Oct 28, 2012
Aaron Parlier
Boone, NC
  V3
Aaron Parlier   Boone, NC  
  V3
This line really is a classic. Periscope is an all around great problem and a park favorite. Glad you enjoyed it! Oct 28, 2012
Jay Shultis
Oneonta, NY
 
Jay Shultis   Oneonta, NY  
 
So, this got 4 points in the guide? Sep 15, 2013
High quality problem with a couple of variations on the top out, all of which are fun and worth doing. I won't spoil the rest. Oct 9, 2017

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