Type: Boulder
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Steve Lineberry on Sep 10, 2012
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Description

Start on the arĂȘte beside a tree using a good left hand hold and an hidden good right hand hold with a thumbcatch. Make a big move to a jug and then move left around the corner to a good flake system. Continue straight up on good feet and good holds to topout. If you get scared you can rest against the tree near the transition. Also be careful if you fall you will probably hit the tree thus fulfilling the name of the problem.

Location

Right most route beside a tree and before a chimney.

Protection

pads

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Steve Lineberry
Charlotte, NC
  V1
Steve Lineberry   Charlotte, NC  
  V1
The guidebook gives this route V3 but I feel that V1 is more accurate. Sep 10, 2012
Steve Lineberry
Charlotte, NC
  V1
Steve Lineberry   Charlotte, NC  
  V1
I had a friend actually fall two moves from the top this past weekend. She bounced twice off of the tree and then I directed her onto the pad. She was unscathed from the fall. Good to know for anyone trying to decided to go for it or not. I had one pad to the left of the tree and another one to the right. Sep 10, 2012
Michael Wingard
Clover, South Carolina
 
Michael Wingard   Clover, South Carolina
 
V1 may even be too steep a grade for this climb, but the highball aspect of it does increase the difficulty. Also if you take the topout stright up the arete things get... interesting. There's a top out moving left as you go up that's definitely v0 range, and should be used the first time you climb this problem. Jun 22, 2018
Andy Thorsell
Pineville, NC
Andy Thorsell   Pineville, NC
With the way this problem is described here I would agree on a V0/V1 grade. However, if you go by the guidebook description you should start on crimps and move up to the good left hand hold this description has as a starting hold, which is in the range of V3 Sep 25, 2018