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Type: Boulder, 8 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 792 total · 15/month
Shared By: Jon Hartmann on Oct 27, 2013
Admins: andy patterson, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Sit start and make moves through the face ending up on many hard deadpoints to small patina chips.

Location

On the 911 boulder all the way to the right side

Protection

Pad

Description

Sit start and make moves through the face ending up on many hard deadpoints to small patina chips.

Location

On the 911 boulder all the way to the right side

Protection

Pad

Photos

I always had it pretty wired, but then I was never that great at climbing until it came to lowballs with deadpoints on small crimps, which I somehow was pretty good at.

Beta vid, unknown date, probably 1999 or 2000. Video by Steve Edwards. Play-by-play commentary by Steve and Reed Bartlett, who was presumably spotting, but was more likely drinking a beer with one hand and holding my beer in the other. Had I fallen, his job was to not spill any beer.

vimeo.com/132577486 Jul 3, 2015
Tim King  
 
"This thing makes me cry. So tricky. I've never sent it easily."

Ha, I've had similar experiences. Well, one day it'll go easily first try, swoop and send. Then I'll randomly be in the area a few weeks later, think 'I'll jump on this one for a quick send' and be stuck in front of the Mystical Steps 'til the sun drops.

Get the potato chip, pop to the patina. Jul 3, 2015
andy patterson
Carpinteria, CA
andy patterson   Carpinteria, CA  
Yeah, if you try it in the sun, then everything goes to crap. Jul 6, 2014
Jon Hartmann
Ojai, CA
 
Jon Hartmann   Ojai, CA
 
Yup. I finally sent this 2 weeks ago. The holds are so small at the top that no amount of brute strength would help me. It was all about body position, deadpoint skills, flagging and the right temps. Jul 5, 2014
andy patterson
Carpinteria, CA
andy patterson   Carpinteria, CA  
This thing makes me cry. So tricky. I've never sent it easily. Jul 2, 2014

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