Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: Ethan Chase
Page Views: 413 total · 5/month
Shared By: Ethan Chase on Jun 3, 2012
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description

Start with your right hand triangular crimp and your left hand on a blocky pinch with a high right heel and a low left foot. Make a series of compressiony moves with tricky feet to the slopey topout.

Location

From facing the Whip walk 25 feet right. The problem starts in a cave to the right.

Protection

1-2 pads

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Ethan Chase
  V9+
Ethan Chase  
  V9+
I wasn't exactly sure how to grade this route. I would like any other opinions. It feels harder then any of the other nines I've done but was hesitant to grade it in the double digits. Jun 3, 2012
Ethan Chase
  V9+
Ethan Chase  
  V9+
vimeo.com/43324124 Jun 3, 2012
Jeffrey LeCours
New Hampshire
Jeffrey LeCours   New Hampshire  
Nice ascent Ethan. Looks pretty awesome and the video shows it off well. Jun 4, 2012
Ethan Chase
  V9+
Ethan Chase  
  V9+
thanks! Jun 7, 2012
Troy Fauteux
Henniker NH
  V9
Troy Fauteux   Henniker NH
  V9
Sent this one tonight. Pretty cool line. The first 2 moves are the crux for sure but the rest is no gimme. Hard one to grade because of how hard it is to keep the right heel. It really comes down to power and technique. I would say v9 is very appropriate though. Ethan's video really does a great job on showing off this problem.

The right hand start hold felt a little chossy as a heads up. I could see it breaking off in the near future. Dec 9, 2016
Brad Fauteux
Henniker, NH
  V8-9
Brad Fauteux   Henniker, NH
  V8-9
Cleaned up this problem yesterday after the snowstorm and climbed it today. Tough one to give a grade. Conditions were great and the problem suits my style well. Felt around the V8 or v9 range. Nov 18, 2018
Adem Aricanli
Bow, NH
Adem Aricanli   Bow, NH
Troy's right. Top of the right start hold broke today. Dec 31, 2018