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Atomic Pleasure

V6, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 3.1 from 7 votes
FA: FA: Nate Lambiec, SA: Morgan Patterson
Connecticut > CT Bouldering > Bald Rock Basin > Basin Area > W Side > King Boulder

Description

Starting sitting low in the hole on the jug side pull in the middle of the wall. Work up and left on great holds to a tenuous move to the arete out right.

Protection

2-3 Pads

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Atomic Pleasure, Photo: Guy Bon
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Josh Villeneuve
Granby, CT
[Hide Comment] I feel like I climbed this totally wrong Oct 1, 2013
[Hide Comment] spoiler: hands go, left slot, right uundercling, right slopey jug, dropknee, match hands, lip. Oct 2, 2013
Josh Villeneuve
Granby, CT
[Hide Comment] Okay, we definitely climb differently haha, I went left hand slot, right hand undercling, drop knee, left hand jug and dyno'ed to the lip

I just wasnt sure whether the undercling was on or not Oct 2, 2013
chrysanthemum desir
New Haven, CT
[Hide Comment] This is a great problem. You can also "exit right" by traversing right on a good horizontal to the right of the undercling. Seems to be about the same difficulty.

It also seems like there is a possible line from the same start, climbing more directly up and a little to the left. Basically the area in between this route and Kerosine. Anyone trying/tired it? Sep 20, 2015
[Hide Comment] HaHa...yup its my Direct Atomic Pleasure Project. It's been a long standing proj of mine. It clocks in at about V7/8 I think... I've fallen on the last move to the lip more times then I'd care to admit. Sep 21, 2015
[Hide Comment] I would say using the exit right on the low rail would be easier. Dec 28, 2015