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Applesauce Shampoo

V9-10, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 3.4 from 5 votes
FA: Erik Knall
Massachusetts > N Shore > Lynn Woods > Mt Spickett/Gol… > Golden Wall
Access Issue: Covid Guidelines Details

Description

Stand start the sheer face, and move straight up on crimps and sparse feet. This problem was an open project and was tried by many in the past.

Location

This ascends the hidden orange wall near the Boxcar Boulders.

Protection

Pads.

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Ethan "limit bouldering".
[Hide Photo] Ethan "limit bouldering".
Justin Hayes on a prime project...this area should be included. It can be accessed from the ballfield.
[Hide Photo] Justin Hayes on a prime project...this area should be included. It can be accessed from the ballfield.

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Justin Feng
Cambridge, MA
[Hide Comment] youtu.be/G1qcxfBPGaA

Potato cam vid of FA by Erik Knall. He said felt V9, but possibly height-dependent (he's on the taller side). Nov 20, 2019
[Hide Comment] Applesauce Shampoo. Lol! Nov 20, 2019
Derek Sullivan
Beverly, MA
[Hide Comment] Nice work, Erik! Nov 20, 2019
Tim McGivern
Medford, ma
[Hide Comment] Excellent work, Erik and team!!!! That line has been attempted by many over the decades. Heading to Stone Tower next?!?! Nov 20, 2019
Old Timer
North Andover MA
  V9-10
[Hide Comment] Nice send on a longstanding Lynn Woods project. I updated the entry....let me know if any other changes need to be made.

Pete (Old Timer) Nov 20, 2019
[Hide Comment] Nice one, Erik! Just repeated it today... IMO it felt maybe more like V11. Felt easy when I did it as well, but I think it's one of those subtle ones that just clicks. Very skin dependent! Also, I used a different method, I'll put a link to the video:

vimeo.com/user36844468 Nov 29, 2019
[Hide Comment] Oh, I also unfortunately crumbled the right hand crimp as I was topping out. I don't think it really affects the climb though. Nov 29, 2019
Jonathan Brock
Georgetown, MA
  V10
[Hide Comment] Repeated this during quarantine. Felt like solid V10 to me. Unfortunately while trying to add a sit start, I broke the foot that the other 2 ascents have used. The boulder still goes without the foot though! Jun 9, 2020