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Routes in The Boy Named Sue Boulder

A Boy Named Sue V7 7A+
Blood Brothers V7 7A+
Downclimb V0 4
Dude V9 7C
Fluke a.k.a The Drunken Master V8 7B
Groove and Arete V4 6B
Life Ain't Easy V10 7C+
Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: Greg Haverstock
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Shared By: Tavis Ricksecker on Jan 31, 2012
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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An amazing line. Start as for Groove and Arete, then make tough moves left around the arete, finding a low crimp on the left face. Right hand goes to a meat hook hold high on the arete itself. Walk your feet up and slap way up and left for that distant sloper (crux). Now slab it up to the top!

Location

Just left of Groove and Arete

Protection

Pads

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Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
 
Andy Liu   Eastern Sierra
 
Christian Prellwitz
Telluride, CO
  V7-8
Christian Prellwitz   Telluride, CO
  V7-8
For those who cannot do it in one long move (and it is a very LONG move!), good technique and/or trickery will allow for a series of steady bumps along poor slopers in order to reach the big, distant sloper.

Rocking onto the slab is not as easy as it looks, especially if you're tired/pumped. Be prepared! Apr 26, 2013