Type: Boulder, 9 ft
FA: No idea
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Shared By: andyscott on Apr 26, 2010
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer, jim.dangle

You & This Route


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Description

Start with both hands on a very large shelf with a high left foot. Pull on and trend up and right on the shelf which eventually turns into a large block hold. Move left up to a big edge and go for the jug on top.

Per Chris McNeil: Start with matched hands on a thin rail at face level. Move your left heel up on the left arete, and go for the right hand pull ("The Ear" hence the name). Press it out and top out.

Location

Looking at the entrance boulder (aka Approach Boulder) from the trail, this nice little problem is on the left side of the boulder. The starting hold should be obvious.

Per Chris McNeil: This is on the back right side of the block as you're looking at it from the highway.

Protection

Pad.

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DFrench
Cape Ann
DFrench   Cape Ann
Is this the same as the Orange Peel problem? Apr 28, 2010
andyscott
Massachusetts
  V3
andyscott   Massachusetts
  V3
Yes, but I am pretty sure the name is not Orange Peel. Orange Peel is a short route over past the Pink Floyd Wall. May 13, 2010
This is actually called The Ear (via the right side crimp that is key). Oct 23, 2011