Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: Zach Shields
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Apr 14, 2010 with improvements by Byron Shumpert
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Read the BLM Sad Boulders page before you visit. Details


Start at the large hole on the left of the cave. Move up and out towards the lip of the cave. Using core strength stay on and reach down and right to the fang.

Grab the fang and squirm up it to reach better holds and the top.


Center of the boulder


Pads and spotters to protect a potential bad landing on the boulder below.


Augsburg, Germany
HeatherB-Radley   Augsburg, Germany
A super physical and strong climb with lots of gymnastic variations- want a challenge? -avoid the wall, etc.... Its seriously the most fun you'll ever have on a 4. I've personally introduced this problem to half a dozen different people, none of them send it the same way, but they all walk away with the same comment: This boulder/problem is a blast to play on!

  • also, its nice and lowball so if pads are an issue, stop by here :)
Jun 11, 2010
Alex S.
Alex S.  
Lots of fun! Plenty of varying beta ranging from burly to graceful. Bonus points if you can top out without humping the fang.

Watch your head! The fang will bite!!! Nov 24, 2012
Hans Bauck
Squamish, BC
Hans Bauck   Squamish, BC
I humped the fang.

:-( Dec 21, 2015
Ashley Swenson
Pasadena, CA
Ashley Swenson   Pasadena, CA
youtu.be/Wl3KS_SMU3A Dec 25, 2018