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Routes in The Aircraft Carrier

Big Boulder - First Problem V3 6A
Cool Arete V9 7C
Crimp Route V6 7A
Dem Apples V8 7B R
Hit! V3 6A
Juliet V11 8A
Rhythm of the Saints V11 8A
Romeo V7 7A+
Route 1 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route 2 S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Route 3 S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Route 4 S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Route 5 S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Star Crossed Leftovers V6 7A
Star Crossed Lovers V6- 7A
V0 V0 4
V0/1 V0+ 4+
V1 Sloper V1 5
V2 V2 5+
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Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: Matt Battaglia? 2003?
Page Views: 1,398 total, 15/month
Shared By: Matt Battaglia on Jul 5, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Sit start on two okay pinches then slap your way up good holds with odd feet and tension and a slightly scary move to an undercling-side pull at about 10 feet. Once on the left hand undercling you can get your feet up and commit to the tall slab above which has a long move to reach the lip at about 20 feet. I did this problem 8/08 and only recently went back to get the thing on video.

As for grade: it's harder (for me) than the other area problems Extension, V8; Return of the Jedi, V8; Romeo, V8; and Cool Arete, V9. But this is bouldering, so V7-V10 is the range depending on your strengths and stature.

Location

This boulder problem faces north on the boulder that is under the Aircraft Carrier. If you are facing Romeo (V8), turn around and look down the hill and you will see Dem Apples (V8/9).

Protection

A spotter, 1 big pad, and 1 thin pad for the sit.

Photos

It was V3/4 before I broke a jog off at the crux in '08. Dec 19, 2011
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This was sent in 2003. Aug 22, 2011
There is now a sizable patio under the problem. I did not terrace the landing back in '08 but was psyched to have the flat landing when I went back this summer. Thanks to who ever put the time in! Video of this problem can be found on my blog. Jul 5, 2010