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Routes in Ridgeline

Assisted Living V0 4 PG13
Aurora Borealis V3 6A
Banditos V4 6B
Beginners T,TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Binding, The TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Body Grind V4 6B
Call of the Wild V7 7A+
Cornered T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Counterclockwise V8 7B
Counterclockwise Direct V6 7A
Crash Pad Surfer V3 6A
Cuckoo Clock V2-3 5+
Dirty Little Rabbits V1 5
Eveready TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Face It TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Finger Crack, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V0 4
Flying Ninja Kick V2 5+
Funny Games V6 7A
Good Book, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hairway to Steven V6 7A
Harvest Moon V0 4
I Saw an X-Ray of a Girl Passing Gas V3 6A
Instant Hippie V0 4
Lady Sniff V2 5+
Magnificent Bastard V5 6C
Overhanging Arete TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rainy Day Women V1 5
She Had Armpit Hair Like a Wookie V0 4
Smiley Face V3 6A
Western Esotericism V2+ 5+
Wild Wild West V7 7A+
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Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Christian Prellwitz on Oct 14, 2013
Admins: BDalhaus, Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

This excellent problems climbs the left hand side of the face (just right of a tree), starting on a good, hollow flake at 5 to 6 feet. Make a big move to the juggy rail above. Then traverse right along that rail for a few moves and top out left of the crack.

One of the best problems at Ridgeline. Worth doing on the way to the Den.

Note: The starting hold has broken a bit, making it a little harder than it originally was.

Location

Located 15 feet off of the white blazed trail that runs from Boulder Natural to Devil's Den. This is the first (and most obvious) problem at Ridgeline. The boulder is identified by a tall, clean face and a crack that runs diagonally leftward up the right side of that face.

Protection

A couple of pads

Photos

Wow I have walked past this boulder forever thinking that hee was nothing on it... it looks cool so I'll get on it soon! Oct 17, 2016
Jason Scott Heacock
Milford, NH
Jason Scott Heacock   Milford, NH
Jake, the start feet as i remember are a right foot (small nub/smear) and left out in a spot that makes your balance off center when you first pull onto the wall. decent hands and a big move (somewhat height dependent) up and slightly left to the bomber rail. I thought it felt like v3+ but maybe the broken hold has contributed to difficulty. Apr 2, 2016
Jake Perry
Concord, NH
Jake Perry   Concord, NH
I could not even figure out how to get past pulling off the ground, looks cool and I want to climb it but I have no idea what to do as far as beta goes haha. Also the stump needs to be removed, I tried the crack climb to the right and it was dirty and the crux is above the stump... Dec 26, 2015
Christian Prellwitz
Telluride, CO
 
Christian Prellwitz   Telluride, CO
 
Finally got around to checking this out the other day. The starting hold may have broken a little, but I can't imagine that it's too much harder as what's left is still pretty good. I switched it v2/3. If I get around to climbing it again, I'll contribute my thoughts. But it isn't high on the list of things to do. :) Oct 27, 2015
Ross Johnston
New Hampshire
Ross Johnston   New Hampshire
I've always wondered if the start hold broke on this. Oct 23, 2015
Ian McAfee
Concord, NH
  V3
Ian McAfee   Concord, NH
  V3
Seems like the center of the big flake popped out leaving smaller more awkward holds, hopefully I'll hop on it tomorrow. Sep 11, 2015
Christian Prellwitz
Telluride, CO
 
Christian Prellwitz   Telluride, CO
 
I don't know. I'll be back in a few weeks. I'll take a look sometime when I'm in the area. It wouldn't surprise me. A lot of the rock in the Ridgeline area is a little flaky. Sep 11, 2015
Ian McAfee
Concord, NH
  V3
Ian McAfee   Concord, NH
  V3
I'm convinced the start hold broke on this, couldn't do the first move two weeks ago, and I remember falling off the topout four years or so ago when I was a v2ish climber. Still goes, but harder than v2 unless I was missing something. Sep 11, 2015
Tim Waystrong
New Hampshire
  V1-2
Tim Waystrong   New Hampshire
  V1-2
There is that stump to watch out for when you get to the end of the traverse. Just be careful and have someone spot you if this is your limit. Aug 15, 2014