Wow! [Suggest Change]
Avg: 3.4 from 5 votes
|Type:||Sport, 60 ft|
|Page Views:||191 total · 3/month|
|Shared By:||BBQ on Jun 6, 2013|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
Description [Suggest Change]
This route is probably the best one on the wall. Highly sustained and super classic in the power-endurance category of shorter canyon routes. Every move is huge, superhumanly powerful, and there little or no opportunity to rest anywhere once you start hucking from hold to hold. Enjoy a balls-steep, lock-off start which leads to big, athletic reaches to huge holds on super-pumpy terrain. The route is mostly thuggy, but oddly technical, most holds need to be grabbed just right, foot placements need to be perfect, and some of the hidden holds require X-ray vision to find. And while the route isn't rocket science the sequency moves force you to draw a well thought out mental road map before you send. Instantly loved by most who dare to get on it, this route is an absolute must do for those climbers who like their overhung boulder problems to be a bit suspenseful and scary right up until the very end.
Location [Suggest Change]
Fifth route from the right-hand side of The Wall of Wow if you don't include Short, Blake and Hard in your calculations. Look for the route in the center of a wickedly-overhung arete. Climbers start by standing on the wooden pipe. Cheater blocks of wood are provided for the shorter customers. Belayers might want to sit on the pipe, close to the wall, while the climber flails between that "scary run out" between the third and fourth bolt.
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