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Skanderbeg's Shield

V5+, Boulder, 8 ft (2 m),  Avg: 3.3 from 6 votes
FA: Gjon Tinaj
New Jersey > a. NorthWest > bouldering Nor… > Allamuchy Mtn SP Boul…

Description

Sit start begins under the shelf ledges and goes straight up. Left hand start on small sharp crimp, right hand on gaston ledge. Project line begins on crescent hold, farther to the left and connects one very intense move to join the pure line.

Location

Open Book Boulder

Protection

Two pads at least, protect all that talus, especially if you decide to just huck for the top. Godspeed.

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Open Book Traverse/Slab
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[Hide Comment] Man!!!! I chewed through this. It's gotta be a V-5+ or 6 May 2, 2019
Brian Hennebry
Asheville, NC
  V6
[Hide Comment] Gjon you're the man! I'm coming back this summer and will have to get strong enough to corroborate your grade lmao it feels significantly harder than Always Two V5 but maybe I'm missing something. Crediting you brother! Also, what would you like to name it? May 2, 2019
[Hide Comment] I would love to hit up Allamuchy when you're around! Let's name it "Skanderbeg's Shield". I hope you've been well. May 10, 2019
Brian Hennebry
Asheville, NC
  V6
[Hide Comment] I saw Mike's ascent on Instagram and it was shorter than my project line intended but still follows the last three holds and finishes the way I thought. So I can imagine that adding the start that I first projected (starts a little farther left on smaller holds) would be significantly harder. Jun 11, 2019