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Buddhist, The V3 6A
Centipede V3-4 6A+
Feeling Needy V10 7C+
Gravity Hits V10 7C+
Hueco Nightmare V10 7C+
Keep It Hid V9 7C
Leap Frog V7 7A+
Leap Frog Eliminate V7-8 7B
Leap Frog Variation V9 7C
Lip Service V2 5+
Pond Cave Arete V3 6A
Pond Cave Direct V7 7A+
Pond Cave Traverse, The V4 6B
Quiet Buddhist, The V3 6A
Sloth'n V6 7A
Sphincteral Agony V11 8A
Super Sloth'n V10 7C+
Under the Big Top V11 8A
Under the Grid V10 7C+
Who Needs Hueco V8 7B
Woke Sloth V9 7C
hueco dreams V9- 7C
Type: Boulder, 18 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: mattgiossi on Jul 17, 2012
Admins: M Sprague, Joe M.

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Start all the way left on the quartz underclings eliminating the lower block and work up the left pinches with some techy foot work. Finish Leap Frog. This makes the entrance moves much harder. fun!


same start as leap frog. start on lowest undercling in roof to make for even more good times .


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Mitchell Romanat
Providence, Rhode Island
Mitchell Romanat   Providence, Rhode Island
The problem that goes directly into Leap Frog without using the block is called "Keep It Hid". The general consensus is supposed to be around V9 for Keep It Hid. Matt's variation that goes left up the leftward facing pinches is also around this grade, in my opinion, this variation going left is harder than going right and directly up the crack, but maybe that's just me... Dec 18, 2017
Zach I believe that is the proper v9 variaton. Matts variation skips the hardest part of the climb by not climbing thru through the crack and uses a lot of the traverse Aug 18, 2013
Joe M.    
There are a couple variations now, but the direct start without the ledge underneath was generally considered to be V9ish. Matt's variation(s) start more to the left. May 9, 2013
New Paltz
ZachChan   New Paltz
i've been trying what i thought was leap frog variation. Basically i'd start at the bottom with the block off and go straight into leap frog. Does anyone know if that's a route? It felt pretty hard. May 9, 2013
warwick ri
mattgiossi   warwick ri Dec 21, 2012