Type: Boulder, 12 ft
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Shared By: Caleb Phillips on Jan 15, 2010
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Access Issue: Kraft Boulders parking Details
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

Overhanging and crimpy. Nothing too technical---nice and straight-forward climbing on good holds with a safe top-out and good landing.

Location

Right of center, straight up.

Protection

Crashpad
Adam Love
V2-3
Adam Love  
V2-3
Thin Start, but with increasingly deeper crimps. Very finger intensive! Classic Kraft Boulders Problem. Felt harder than a V2 though... maybe V2/3? Nov 9, 2010
Erin
Sherman Oaks, CA
 
Erin   Sherman Oaks, CA
 
V2/V3 move off the ground but eases up right after that to slightly deeper crimpers. Fun and Short. I think V2 is a valid rating. Nov 26, 2012
AST
AST  
The lower you start,the harder it is. Starting with at least one hand on the good horizontal incut at about 6' is the "original" start, me thinks and puts it at about V2+

Starting with the next 2 holds down and then moving a hand to that hold makes it V3.

Starting as low as possible (still not a SDS), with your left on a pretty small hold down and left, and your right on the lowest hold on the "main line"of holds such that you now must make 2 or 3 moves to the original starting hold puts it into solid V4/V5- territory. Those things are small and painful. All the holds are now quite polished, so extra crimping power is needed to make up for loss of friction. Mar 24, 2013
Tanner Wixom
SoCal
  V2-3
Tanner Wixom   SoCal
  V2-3
I definitely agree the start feels much harder than the other V2s in the area. Most classics get sandbagged, so I guess it makes sense. Nov 24, 2016
Fat Dad
Los Angeles, CA
 
Fat Dad   Los Angeles, CA
 
A fun problem and agreed that this has a single tricky move, but it's straightforward. If you want a sandbagged V2, go to Stoney Point. Dec 17, 2017