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Routes in Ugly Duckling Boulder

Battle of the Shadows V8-9 7B+
Fryberger's Dyke V9-10 7C+
Ugly Duckling V3 6A
Vise Grips V7 7A+
Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: Chuck Fryberger
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Shared By: Chris Hirsch on Sep 27, 2013
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Yes, traverses are contrived... But this is perfect and obvious link-up. Sit start on the Ugly Duckling and ride the very slopey rail into Vise Grips. Cool conditions and pinch strength needed. Not sure what name Chuck came up with.?


North face of boulder, in between Ugly Duckling and Vise Grips.




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Mike Madsen
Rapid City
Mike Madsen   Rapid City  
No More Mr.T -- starts under bulge on corner moves right on low dyke into Vis Grips. FA Chuck Fryberger 2003? Feb 9, 2014

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