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Stairway to Heaven

V12-13, Boulder, Alpine, 30 ft,  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Ben Blackmore
Vermont > Smuggler's Notch > Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.


Congrats to Ben Blackmore on what could be Vermont's first V13. This is a sit start to Fisting the Sky(V12) which is itself a sit start to Touching the Sky (V11). This starts on the Skyfall V6 start down under the Fisting the Sky start on the ground level. Pull out right to a low and far sidepull then into a bad crimp and out some underclings into Fisting.

Credit to Jake List for the vision of this line.

Ben proposed a soft V13 (V13-) or V12/13 or even possibly 5.14b (25ish moves) and Jake thought the same.


To the left of the boulder that you stand on top of to start Touching the Sky.