Mountain Project Logo
To save paper & ink, use the [Hide] controls next to photos and comments so you only print what you need.

Hardboiled

5.13b, Sport, 60 ft,  Avg: 3.6 from 7 votes
FA: Phil Requist '95
California > Central Coast > Hwy 166/Silly Rock > Mr. Lees Greater Hong Kong

Description

Another unrelenting burl-fest. Lots of big moves off of decent holds.
According to the Edward's guide, on the first ascent, Requist clipped only 4 of 11 bolts to save time.

Location

Start immediately right of Buddhist Palm on the obvious egg cobble. Meet Buddhist Palm at the anchors.

Protection

Bolts with chain draws.

Comments [Hide ALL Comments]

[Hide Comment] A Requist masterpiece. Jun 26, 2013
[Hide Comment] "Not a masterpiece." - Chris "Normal Guy" Leube (after falling off it for the umpteenth time). Jul 1, 2013
andy patterson
Carpinteria, CA
[Hide Comment] Yes, if I recall from the video, Normal Guy said it "wasn't as good as Better Than Life". Jul 1, 2013
[Hide Comment] Textbook redpoint failure:

Hard Boiled - 5.13b - Redpoint Failure from Bob Banks on Vimeo. Jul 4, 2013
steve edwards
SLC, UT
[Hide Comment] Beautiful. Jul 3, 2014
[Hide Comment] Elijah shot nice footage of my recent redpoint.

crankenstein.com/2016/11/10… Nov 10, 2016