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Bill's Problem V5 6C
Complete Arête V1 5
First Face V0 4
Golf Ball, The V8 7B
Rat Pack V1+ 5
Risky Business V0 4
Sucker Problem Sit Start V9 7C
Sucker Problem, The V4 6B
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Type: Boulder, 15 ft
FA: Bryce Snyder ~Y2K
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on Oct 8, 2010
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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The Golf Ball is an excellent, unique problem on an otherwise featureless blunt arête. Start by crimping crystals and tiny seams on the arete with severe body tension, and all around compression skills. When you get within range deadpoint for the "Golf Ball" hold, a little nob up and left of the arête that looks like a fat peanut. Throw your heels into the mix and hopefully you top out, avoiding the unnerving tumble back to earth. One of the harder compression problems around.


On a boulder stacked on top of the back corner of Alley Rocks. Big, beautiful, tall, and proud.


Several pads and spotters


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JJ Schlick
Flagstaff, AZ
JJ Schlick   Flagstaff, AZ  
If anyone can help me out with the guys name that first did this thing I would appreciate it. Pretty sure I did the second a week or so after the FA.... Oct 9, 2010
BCramer   Prescott
JJ, Not sure, but maybe Brian May or Greg Varela. They were pretty busy around Groom back then working new difficult lines. Just a guess. Jun 29, 2015

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