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Rock Climbing Photo: The boulder move.
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By stredna
From: PA
Mar 9, 2009
another bolted crack climb?!
By Austin Baird
From: SLC, Utah
Sep 20, 2010
There's one bolt on the whole freaking route. How literate is your part of Pennsylvania?
By dnaiscool
May 31, 2015
That left hand is pulling a really poor hold, the left foot is skating on flaky hold-less granite, and that flying right is heading for an "I wish this were more positive" sloper. The opportunities for good gear are simply not there at this point in the climb, and that bolt replaces a fixed pin that used to live there. Consensus had it that if you are going to leave fixed gear, then it has to be good...fixed pins erode, so the bolt went in. This is not a bolted crack climb by any stretch of the genre. People are going about leading hybrid routes (mix of bolts & gear) without clipping the bolts, and one could easily chose to do that with this route (good luck with that) but there is another way to approach this issue: Skip all the gear, and only clip the bolts. This may work with some routes, but I'm pretty sure NOBODY is going to try this route in that style, right?
By zoso
May 31, 2015
So glad you enlightened us since Austin's comment ~5 years ago was sufficient. Just sayin...
By grog m aka Greg McKee
Feb 17, 2017
I like the play-by-play actually, thank you dna
By Patrick W
Feb 19, 2017
I agree. The poster took the time to provide more information that might be helpful or interesting to some climber. If you don't want the information then don't read it. No need to be rude.
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The boulder move.

Submitted By: Scott McLeod on Oct 6, 2007
On this route:
Fallen Arches (5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c )
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