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Vacant Fractal

V3-4, Boulder, 10 ft (3 m),  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Bobby Hebel
Wisconsin > Niagara Escarpm… > Horicon > Ledge Park > Remote Boulders

Description

When I first sighted this line, I didn't think I could do it.  After a few trips out cleaning other things, I gave it a legit attempt and discovered it was within the realm of possibility.  The super-low start is interesting, just wish it was a bit longer and higher.

Starting low and sideways on a bulgey sloper with meticulous feet out to the right, fire up to a crimp without losing sight of the proximate sloper.  Once established here, move up and left towards the upper jugs and top out.  First move or two is the crux.

Location

To the left of Vessel in Passing.

After coming out of the narrow mini canyon, follow the rock wall across from you to the left to a streaky overhung section.  Look for the start bulge.

Protection

2 pads is ideal; the route traverses slightly and there is a large rock to cover.

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