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Head Full of Doubt V2 5+ PG13
Highland Highball V2 5+
Slabacious V0 4
Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: ??
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Shared By: Aaron Parlier on Jun 16, 2010
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath

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Highland Highball

This is a true classic in Grayson Highlands State Park. This line is hands down my favorite v2 in GHSP.

Sit start in front of the boulder matched on the massive, acute angled side-pull column. Make a tough move up to establish on the face (may be the physical crux). Work in a direct line up the face through big moves to massive hands. The last move or two are possibly the hardest due to the mental crux, but the hands are huge. Bring a solid mind to this problem and it will feel like cake.

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Kurt G.
Reading, PA
  V2-
Kurt G.   Reading, PA
  V2-
great line begging to be climbed. only real difficulty is at the start/bottom section and then a jug-fest to the heady top out. Oct 10, 2017
Aaron Parlier
Boone, NC
 
Aaron Parlier   Boone, NC  
 
Ryan,
Yes, this line never gets dull for me even after countless laps on it. Anytime I get a chance to pull this line I do so. I think if I had to list the five top lines in GHSP, as hard as it would be, this would always be in the line-up. As heady as it is, I’ve test dropped from every point on it just to be sure I can recommend it to any and everyone and the landing is solid even from the last hold... But it's still scary as hell! Jul 20, 2012
Ryantdf
  V2
Ryantdf  
  V2
Never wanted to top out a 20 ft line so bad. Did with the 3 pads and 2 spotters and still shook like a leaf. Great top out though and as all boulders in this area into a awe inspiring view. Jul 19, 2012