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Routes in Mongoose Block

Type: Boulder, 10 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Michael Himawan on Jul 18, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Edit]

I am posting this because I'd like to learn more about the FAist and if it might happen to have a name!

Sit start begins with a solid four-pad LH sloper and a thin, pinchable flake for the RH. Two moderate leftward LH bumps to slopey sidepulls will set you up for the crux: a final RH compression sloper, and a long LH throw to a diagonal jug / fatty, neutral edge.

The heelhook helps early; a slight counterclockwise spin on the rockover helps tremendously at the finish.

Precise hand placements and thumb catches make the problem.

Location [Edit]

Sit start begins on the northeast corner of the bloc. If you are standing and facing the leftmost edge of the north face downclimb, take a few more steps clockwise and you're there.

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Patrick Manitou
Atlanta, GAAAAA
Patrick Manitou   Atlanta, GAAAAA
Like most of the Snake Pits lines, no idea about the FA, but I do know the line well, and the grade seems apt. Sep 9, 2011

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