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Routes in Simms Park South Drainage

Arete to Face V6 7A
Crimp Line, The V3 6A
Monsieur Pain V10 7C+
Pastel V8 7B
Type: Boulder
FA: Thomas Ellis
Page Views: 397 total · 5/month
Shared By: claude. on Mar 14, 2011
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Short power problem on great rock. Start left of The Crimp Line with a decent right handed sidepull and a shallow, marginal left handed crimp. Pull on with difficulty, make a tough stab with the left hand to a bad crimp, then jump to a good edge for the right hand and top out.

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thomas ellis   abq
I assume you mean the little egg boulder up in the wash. Chris and I cleaned it and came close but never made it back. Short but super fun. Mar 16, 2011
claude.
ABQ, NM
 
claude.   ABQ, NM
 
Thanks for the correction! I saw another boulder further up that had remnants of chalk on it; short and round and pretty polished that looked really good, but I didn't have a chance to try it. Had you done this also? Mar 16, 2011
thomas ellis   abq
I called this line "Pastel" and the lines to its right are: Acrylic, Oil, PNM, Mix, MFA, TFA
I thought Oil was the harder. I sat the far right of the seam and went up from there. Mar 16, 2011