Type: Boulder, Alpine, 14 ft (4 m)
FA: Greg Loh
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Shared By: Chip Phillips on Nov 29, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Warning Access Issue: Most of these boulders are within the Mt. Blue Sky (formerly Mount Evans) Wilderness Area, regulated & patrolled by the US. DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

A low sit start to 4-star Bierstadt that begins below the jug on poor starting holds and moves into the regular line, adding a couple extra moves to a problem that doesn't really need them. Bierstadt is a better problem, since it begins matched on an OBVIOUS starting jug, but the low sit start can be worth doing if you're in the area with nothing better to do and it's in your price range.

Since Greg Loh did not name this problem and people have been calling it lots of things (Bierstadt Low, Bierstadt SDS, Bierstadt Sit, etc.), in an effort to eliminate confusion I thought Bierstadt Loh was an appropriate and respectful moniker.

Location Suggest change

A sit start to the obvious and well-chalked line on the right side of the Bierstadt Corridor just before the A-frame you walk under as you enter Area A proper. Find poor starting below the right-facing jug and you've got it.

Protection Suggest change

A couple Organic pads and maybe a spotter/pad-mover to cushion the blow as you work out the nuances.