Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Phil Salahari on Oct 27, 2012
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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Description

Midway is a strong candidate for the most uninteresting problem in the entire boulderfield. Seriously, it's a completely horizontal, 3' high crack traverse! But what it lacks in charm, it makes up for in fun, extremely physical movement. Consider this a litmus test for finger strength/campus ability.

The starting hold is quite obvious, as it is the biggest hold under the roof (Note: A V12 extension called the Chattanoogan starts about 7' to the left and finishes on Midway). Start matched on this heavily chalked, left-facing sidepull, making use of the only discernible foot hold on the route- it looks good enough until you realize just how slick it is. Follow the seam rightward, gunning for the end of the roof. Expect to encounter small, shallow incuts for the next few feet as you precisely stab your way to increasingly better holds. Follow jugs until you're clear of the roof, and rock over onto a sizable foot ledge...and that's it!

Location

Underneath the Chattanoogan roof, just across from Shotgun and Elephant Riders. Just look for the obvious, low roof.

Protection

Pad, but it's completely safe without one...very lowball

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