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Routes in The Zig Zag Boulder

Bemis V0+ 4+
Diagonal V3 6A
Diamond in the Muff V1+ 5
Drop The World V1 5
Good Morning Midnight V3+ 6A+
Metallic V7 7A+
Moose Tracks V2 5+
Scumbag Blues V1+ 5
Truth, The V4 6B
Zig Zag Crack V1 5
Zig-Zag Crack Variation V9 7C
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Type: Boulder, 8 ft
FA: Tim Armstrong 4/11/10
Page Views: 572 total, 6/month
Shared By: Tim Waystrong on Apr 11, 2010
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

The crux is the sit start. Get a good right foot and a semi good left foot. Grab the tiny crimp for the right and the decent left hand crimp. Pull up and grab the good crimp and the crimp just to the left of that. Get some feet on okay holds. Reach left again to gain a good hold and jump for the top.

There is a V1 variation if you just stand start it with the good holds.

Location

Find Zig Zag Crack and go all the way right on the boulder. You will find the bad crimps.

Protection

Pad maybe a spotter

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Ian McAfee
Concord, NH
Ian McAfee   Concord, NH
Great problem, but I walked away after 10 mins with my tail between my legs after having no chance of pulling off the ground. Felt impossibly hard. Jul 20, 2014
Christian Prellwitz
Telluride, CO
  V4
Christian Prellwitz   Telluride, CO
  V4
I finally climbed this yesterday. Matt is not lying- these are some incredibly small starting holds. But, it's surprisingly doable. And surprisingly good.

One move climbs like this are hard to grade because they're mostly about finger strength (and some technique). I was able to flash it, but v4 seems reasonable compared with other climbs in the area.

It's like a shorter, easier version of 'Dave's Variation' to Zig Zag. :) Nice find guys! May 8, 2013
matthewWallace
Sandwich, NH
  V4
matthewWallace   Sandwich, NH
  V4
The starting crimps on this are so tiny... Apr 11, 2010
Tim Waystrong
New Hampshire
 
Tim Waystrong   New Hampshire
 
There will be photos soon Apr 11, 2010