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Routes in Upper Fat City Drainage (a.k.a. Embudo Canyon)

1/4" Minus V8 7B
Amputation V0 4
Brachiation V0 4
Dham Uht V6-7 7A+
Free Cap'n V5-6 6C+
If a Tree Falls? V3-4 6A+
Knobby, The V0 4
Roybal's Wall V0 4
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Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: Tom Ellis
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Shared By: thomas ellis on Oct 12, 2009
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Low start just right of arete on double gaston crimps, traverse right into good holds and then dead point or dyno to crimp a foot below lip. Super good climbing on great rock. One of the best I have found in the Sandias for the grade.

Location

Right of Free Cap'n

Protection

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Mark Dalen
Albuquerque, NM
Mark Dalen   Albuquerque, NM
Paul Horak just reported this face was first done by a guy called 'Lunging Dave' out of Colorado ... according to Paul, he & Dave Baltz worked on it for months, then one day he showed it to Lunging Dave, who promptly sent it on sight ... this would have been in the mid 80s ... Oct 25, 2016
Owen S.
Los Alamos
Owen S.   Los Alamos
If Jim Holloway bouldered V12 in 1975 then I can believe this! Still, that's pretty strong work... Oct 26, 2016
William Penner
The 505
 
William Penner   The 505
 
That is a hard dyno to have done in the 80s, doc!
The 1/4" Minus problem starts way down and left with a hard sit start, which in no way diminishes the accomplishment of Lungin' Dave having stuck a hard move that shuts me down a bunch.

Thanks for sharing,

William Oct 26, 2016

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