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Borson's Mantel 

Hueco: V4- Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V4+ Font: 6B+ [details]
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Mar 9, 2007

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Pulling down the mantel move (ca 1995). Photo by P...


A one move problem, but the mantle proves to be quite the move.

More difficult than it looks!


Right hand side of Borson's Wall



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By Tyler Logan
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mar 16, 2008
rating: V3+ 6A+

Probably a sandbag at .11a. Although the Fry guide recommends a "mantel or dyno" to complete this, I've never seen anyone perform the latter. I have seen more than one strong boulderer who routinely pull down V4s or harder get miserably shut down by this thing. Keep coming back to it. You'll eventually develop the muscles and body tension required to pull off this unique move.
By Eric Odenthal
Jan 24, 2010
rating: V3 6A

search for a micro crimp up there. it helped me make the move. sick problem.

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