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Boom! 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: John Byrnes
New Route: Yes
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: John Byrnes on Aug 25, 2013

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Starting the Crux

Description 

The continuous line of tufas, flowstone and pockets suddenly peters-out at the bulge at 3/4 height (crux). Sustained, steep, and continuously interesting, it's one of the best routes on the wall.

Location 

In the mouth of the hurricane cave is a large boulder. Stick-clip #1. Stand on the boulder to reach the starting holds and jump onto the wall. (Shorter people can stack a block or two.)

Protection 

Nine Ti bolts plus anchors.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The finish of Boom! is on perfect stone.
The finish of Boom! is on perfect stone.

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By Alexander Blum
From: Charlotte, NC
Mar 8, 2015

Great fun - see if you can find the no hands rest twenty feet below the bulge or so.

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