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Paul Rocks

V4-, Boulder, 10 ft (3 m),  Avg: 2.6 from 138 votes
FA: Paul Dusatko
California > San Jacinto Mou… > Tramway > Shangri-La Valley > Beach > Paul's Rock
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Description

Sit start with two opposing sidepulls. Pull to gain the slopping gaston like hold then make a tricky sequence to reach good holds on the lip.

Location

Northeast face

Protection

Pads

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Hop on this thing, it's rad
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Paul Rocks Topo
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Matty V with the footwork
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reach brehhhh
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Sticking the dyno on "Paul Rocks" (V4)
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Eric Catig
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Paul Rocks, short but full on.
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Crimp is the answer at least for this guy!
[Hide Photo] Crimp is the answer at least for this guy!
Dyno or Crimp? - that is the question.
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Jackie Lukianov
Broomfield
 
[Hide Comment] Sending Paul Rocks

youtu.be/VaEq0slPKmY Jul 16, 2012
Alex Aristei
Malibu
 
[Hide Comment] Good mild start, solid v4 middle crux and soft finish.
can be climbed with a cross instead of the gaston. Jun 20, 2013
RTM
[Hide Comment] I don't get it, back in the day when I was lean, mean and climbing strong, v4 seemed reasonable for this problem. Now, I'm old, fat and stupid - and the climb seems much easier - like v2 maybe?! Jun 20, 2013
Euan Cameron
Mammoth Lakes, CA
  V4
[Hide Comment] 'old, fat and stupid' thats called experience, and that makes everything feel easier! Jun 21, 2013
Christian Sanchez
Pasadena, CA