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Routes in Grovel Roof Boulder

Grovel Roof V3-4 6A+
Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 599 total, 7/month
Shared By: AWinters on Oct 1, 2010
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Traditionally attempted as a run and jump, the seldom-repeated 'Grovel Roof' will test your mantle skills at a height that requires your full attention and commitment or it feels nearly impossible.

Run and jump/step and deadpoint match onto the high sloper. Get situated and move up to the hold in the horizontal seam, then work your way around the lip using decent slopers and whatever beta works for you. Most get a heelhook then try a mantle via the "beached whale" technique. The challenge is doing it with style...

The stand-start is much more difficult as you will see, using tiny crimps to gain that sloper (v7-8)

Location

Grovel Roof Boulder, south face

Protection

Pads, attentive spotters

Photos

Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
 
Andy Liu   Eastern Sierra