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Code of Silence V6- 7A
Northwest Arete AKA Dead on Arrival V6+ 7A
Northwest Arete Stand Start V5 6C
Riptide V4+ 6B+
Riptide Stand V3 6A
Southwest face (unnamed) V1 5
West Face (Unnamed) V2 5+
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Type: Boulder, 10 ft
FA: Pete Otis
Page Views: 340 total · 32/month
Shared By: Tim McGivern on Apr 5, 2017
Admins: Dave Twardowski, Joe M., Old Timer

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Description

Sit start at the crimp rail and make a big move out left to the start of the arete. Move up and right on the arete all the way to the top. Classic!

Location

Find the crimp rail on the northwest face of the Back Door Boulder 1 - Bow Ridge 46.

Protection

A pad.

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Ethan Edwards
  V7-
Ethan Edwards  
  V7-
Classic!! Felt v7 too me! Great route!! Feb 13, 2018
Tim McGivern
Medford, ma
  V6
Tim McGivern   Medford, ma
  V6
New beta at crux with feet made it feel a bit easier. Jan 25, 2018
Tim McGivern
Medford, ma
  V6
Tim McGivern   Medford, ma
  V6
There are indications this has been climbed in the past. The critical foothold for the start move has begun the slow process of eventually coming off, but for now it is good to go.

If anyone has more knowledge about this boulder problem, please feel free to improve this page. Apr 5, 2017

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