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Scoop, The V3 6A
Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: John Long
Page Views: 405 total, 9/month
Shared By: AJ on Jan 13, 2014 with updates
Admins: Euan Cameron, Colin Parker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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If you don't want to cause access issues please make it a point to be on your best behavior. Details

Description

This is a Black Mountain classic with perfect rock and a committing crux at the end – a scary deadpoint off greasy smears to the lip. Sweet!
It gets a lot of sun so early morning or late afternoon are the best times to do it.

Location

On the south side of the boulder.

Protection

none

Photos

Bidimpata-Kerim Tshimanga
Isla Vista, California
Bidimpata-Kerim Tshimanga   Isla Vista, California
Ah i see, interesting. Nice lesson in some area history. Thanks! Apr 13, 2015
AJ
 
AJ  
 
This is one of several problems pictured and described in John Long's 1980 Pumping Granite article.
"The Scoop, a test in balance and opposition palming - footholds are minute and a brute's approach ensures failure."
1980 means no crash pads and no sticky rubber. Yikes! Apr 13, 2015