Type: Sport, Boulder, 30 ft (9 m)
FA: Ward Smith, 1992
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Shared By: Zach Swanson on Dec 8, 2015 · Updates
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Powerful burly moves up the sharp arrete of the Africa Buttress, hanging over the built-up staircase.

Used to have some gnarly falls but has been rebolted recently and seems to have less potential for injury.

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Easily found on the Africa-shaped formation between the Power Drive/Excessive Force roof and the Priapism corner. A built-up staircase wraps the arrete to the topout. You can't miss it.

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4 wavebolts
Bolts for anchor (bring two extra draws) at the top, and you can top-out and walk off down the staircase. Anchor will need to be cleaned from the top, there are no chains/rings/quickclips.

You might consider stick clipping bolts #1 and #2, as the first bolt primarily just gets the rope in-line and will do little to prevent you from decking if you fall above it.