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Routes in Moby Dick Boulder

Beached Whale V2 5+
Blubber V6 7A
Double Cross V3 6A
Harpoon V3 6A
Ishmael V5 6C
Man Overboard V3 6A
Personal Flotation Device V3 6A
Popeye's Demise V4 6B
Undertow V4 6B
Western Implements V4 6B
Type: Boulder, 12 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Nick Reecy on Sep 4, 2014
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Sit start with hands matched on the mini-shelf. From there, make a big pull up to a right hand edge (crux), match a left next to it, then gain the right hand sidepull, get the feet up to the start hold, and finish straight up the face on the remaining edges to reach an easy topout.

Location

It climbs the far northern section of Moby Dick's east face.

Protection

A pad or two should do it, the landing is perfect.

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Jeff Chrisler
Boulder, CO
  V2
Jeff Chrisler   Boulder, CO
  V2
There really isn't a sit start available, so no way this is a V3. I've rated it a V2, but that might be generous. The first move is the crux, perhaps the match on the thin long crimp as the second move. Great problem, though. Apr 24, 2016
Nick Reecy    
 
Matt had this one listed as a V1. I wasn't sure if this was graded for a sit or stand start. For the stand, I'd agree with the V1, but I felt like the sit start warranted a higher grade. Sep 4, 2014