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Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Dirty Crack Boulder : Stinger Mantis (V1)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: This is an awesome boulder problem. It would be a high quality v1 anywhere!


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Dirty Crack Boulder : Bloody Phalanges (V6)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: This is a fun boulder problem although I think it is much easier than the suggested grade, this might be because I am tall.

My beta was also a little different than the beta in the video. I started as Sam started but instead of moving left, I skipped the move out and left and I immediately went right hand out to the sloper, moved my left food up to a good edge and reached for the jug above. For me it felt v3/4 for a short climber I think it would be hard v4.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Dirty Crack Boulder : Scabbers (V2+)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: This climbed would be a lot better with a little cleaning. A fun short climb.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Red eft boulder : Path of the Mossy Skink (V1)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: I did the variation mentioned above. It really felt like adding on move into 'Jamaican Lager'. A fun variation but not something I would post as its own route.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Red eft boulder : Jamaican Lager (V2+)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: Not a bad climb. It is always fun to have to squeeze up something in New England instead of crimping!


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Red eft boulder : Red Eft (V1)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: This is a fantastic problem and a pretty good warm up for the harder things in the area.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Red eft boulder : Green Eft (V3)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: Cool climbing, being tall makes the sequence different but still really fun.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Red eft boulder : Slimey (V2+)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: I kept my feet below me on my onsight, it climbed beautifully this way. It also climbed a bit harder but a bit better than rocking up onto the ramp.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington : Red eft boulder : Shaky Flake (V0-)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: The starting flake on this route is no longer "Semi-Solid" is wiggly and dangerous. The problem can still be climbed by starting on the shelf just below the sketchy flake.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Pound : Axis Boulder : Morbid Obesity (V0+)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: Thanks for the heads up Eli, Ill give it a scrub sometime soon.


Location: Vermont : DEKD boulders in Killington
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 19, 2015

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Comments: Thinking of checking out this area soon, what conditions should we expect to find the boulders in? Do people still climb here?


Location: New Hampshire : *Pawtuckaway : The Fire Tower : Burnout (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 6, 2015

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Comments: A fun little problem that has some excitement every time you hit the flexing jug. The top half needs a good cleaning...


Location: New Hampshire : *Pawtuckaway : The Fire Tower : Jesus Every Time (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 6, 2015

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Comments: This problem s fantastic. Really fun climbing linking good edges. It would see tons of ascents if it was at a busier climbing area. I didn't get the send due to a very mossy top-out, I plan on scrubbing it next time I am at the Fire Tower Boulders.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Pound : Barn Door Boulder : Barn Door Direct Direct (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 30, 2015

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Comments: I highly recommend this climb. It is very different by Rumney's standards. I find most Rumney boulders are on the burly side, however this one is all about slow, controlled movement. It is a fun change of pace!


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Pound : Barn Door Boulder : The Barn Ladder (V3)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 30, 2015

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Comments: A better name for this would be 'Barn Door Indirect" or 'The Barn Ladder'. Anyone have an objection to me changing the name to something that represents the climb a bit better?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Pound : The Ancients : Nature Boy (V4)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 30, 2015

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Comments: Finally got around to climbing this today. Although the holds are still a bit sharp in places the route climbs fairly well. It starts with fun tension-y movement on good holds to a large move to a jug. It would get another star if a tumble down the hill wasn't always in the back of your mind.


Location: Pennsylvania : South Central PA : Governor Dick Park (aka Mou... : Beautiful Day : Finger Fun (V0)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 19, 2015

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Comments: This climb looks like a blast!


Location: New Hampshire : WM: Waterville Valley : Welch and Dickie Area : Dickey Ledge : South America Wall : The Horcrux (5.13c)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 5, 2015

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Comments: Nice work Lee! Good to see all that hard work and perseverance has paid off for you!!


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Main Cliff Right : Stained Glass Ceiling (5.11)
By: matthewWallace When: May 29, 2015

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Comments: I have always looked at this, going to have to get out and check it out!


Location: New Hampshire : *Pawtuckaway : Blair Woods : Rainforest Boulder (Valley ... : Firecracker Arete (V3+)
By: matthewWallace When: May 7, 2015

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Comments: I climbed this route as Lanky describes. I agree with Christian, this thing is certainly harder than V3! A good climb though!


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Pulse Wall : Toy Story (5.9) : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Apr 29, 2015

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Comments: It is a really awesome finishing move!


Location: New Hampshire : *Pawtuckaway : Blair Woods : Swirley Boulder : Jon's Arete (V8)
By: matthewWallace When: Apr 27, 2015

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Comments: I am not sure what that is for, it certainly seems there could be a direct start to the arete!


Location: New Hampshire : *Pawtuckaway : Blair Woods : Swirley Boulder : Jon's Arete (V8)
By: matthewWallace When: Apr 26, 2015

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Comments: The climb that goes up the arete starts as for 'Jon's Arete' and after hitting the good hold that marks the end of the crux on Jon's, it busts right and heads up the arete. I don't think it has a name, its supposed to be in the v9-v10 range I believe, it really needs some cleaning before it is climbable.

The route that climbs the edges to the left s called Slash, i believe it goes at v6.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Boulders Below The Main... : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Apr 23, 2015

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Comments: Hiked up and checked this out today, I agree it looks tough and is going to be tougher for taller folks, even with that possible disadvantage i am look forward to getting on it!


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Boulders Below The Main... : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Apr 23, 2015

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Comments: The left side with all the curved flakes looks really cool! and the face to the left of that seems to have a couple possible lines in store!


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