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Type: Boulder, 18 ft
FA: Ward Smith
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Shared By: JamieRe on Apr 5, 2010
Admins: M Sprague, Joe M.

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Description [Edit]

A fun short traverse into a roof on crimps. Fun heel hooking in the beginning with some crimp face moves to a fun topout.

Location [Edit]

Starts on the right and goes left into the hueco then up and right to a shelf.

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Joe M.

Joe M.    
#3 in the beta photo. Sep 8, 2010
Jared LaVacque
Anchorage/Grand Junction
Jared LaVacque   Anchorage/Grand Junction  
Probably a stiff 6 or a 7- without the heel/toe cam in the hueco, by sticking to the small edges for feet and just going straight from left in the hueco and right hand on the sloping edge. Makes the route feel more pure and sustained. Apr 24, 2011
M Sprague
New England
M Sprague   New England  
I think Ward Smith did the FA of this and Chris Smith the route to the right. Feb 25, 2012
Ward Smith
Wendell MA
Ward Smith   Wendell MA
Yes, I found this boulder in the late 90's, the last unknown boulder in LW? Jul 14, 2012
Start way right on a jug with weird feet, traverse left to a hueco, find a way to set up on two crimps than finish straight up on a few more moves to the top out. Holds must of broken off and made this climb easier because it can't be harder than a v5 Nov 26, 2012
Graham O.  
There was a small, uninhabited bird's nest when I arrived at the problem. It was more mud than anything else, and it seemed like it hadn't been used in a while and wouldn't be used in the future. I took it off, and did my best to chalk up its muddy remains, but it is still a little damp on the left side of the hueco. Really fun problem nonetheless with a clever name! Apr 15, 2017

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