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The Font Problem (aka See Ya at the Yard Meat)

V5, Boulder, 7 ft (2 m),  Avg: 3 from 17 votes
FA: unknown
California > Central Coast > Santa Barbara > Santa Barbara… > Brickyard > Owl Farm

Description

A 100% sloper problem, sit start with a right hand on a good but oddly shaped hold and a left on a knob and slap your way to the top. Excellent!

Location

From the main trail split left past the Great Shark Hunt Boulder and follow the trail until you see Shoehorn, this problem is only the boulder directly to the left (towards the ocean). If you get to the Extremist boulder of the Borg boulder you've gone too far

Protection

One pad

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Myself on the start holds
[Hide Photo] Myself on the start holds
View from just in front of Shoehorn
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Nick Sullens
Yosemite
  V5
[Hide Comment] I felt super dialed on this after I sent the first time, but quickly found out the next time I was out how finicky this one is. Highly temperature dependent. One of the often overlooked classics at the Yard. Jan 21, 2012
andy patterson
Carpinteria, CA
[Hide Comment] Agreed: this problem doesn't garner the attention it should. Beautifully shaped rock. Jan 22, 2012
Tim King
  V5
[Hide Comment] Here's a little video if anyone's interested. My first send, so a little sloppy, but hey it's slopey. Good fun
youtu.be/lLjeM9oqF0I Feb 21, 2012
Trevor V.
Santa Barbara, Ca
 
[Hide Comment] Lukas sends easily

youtube.com/watch?v=in6stqJ…

....I didn't think this problem was that great...3 moves? Mar 24, 2012
[Hide Comment] I'm of the opinion that 3 moves is ideal for a boulder problem, and this one in particular is quite nice. Different strokes. Mar 27, 2012
Marcus Adrian Laguisma
Cupertino, CA
  V5
[Hide Comment] Beta: youtube.com/watch?v=dgVIzFu…

I'm 5' 7" w/ neutral ape index and it felt hard to do the right hand bump to the victory sloper with my feet low, so it felt easier to go up left. Super fun problem! Aug 20, 2020