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Brett and Jill boulders

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Submitted By: Dave Wachter on Feb 25, 2009
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Walk around to the north side of the entry boulders, and discover some tweaky but aesthetic problems. Stays cooler and gets less slippery than sun-exposed areas.

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For the U-Mound area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

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['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Brett and Jill boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Brett and Jill boulders:
Foot Switch Standard Start   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 8'   
Foot Switch sit start   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   
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Foot Switch sit start V5-6 6C+  New Mexico : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Brett and Jill boulders
Although this problem lacks height (and thus commitment), I think it deserves classic status. Start with both hands matched on the low crimp that looks like a crooked smile. Work your way into the start crimps for the standard (squat) start version, and continue up to the mantle finish. Lots of moves for such a short problem, with interesting body position and balance issues to contend with.This is a tough problem to rate - it's tricky to read, but once you've got it dialed it gets substantially...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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By LeeAB Brinckerhoff
From: ABQ, NM
Feb 26, 2009
I belive that these are the Brett and Jill boulders. Or maybe it is the Brett and Jill slab and the boulder behind it.
By Paul Davidson
Feb 27, 2009
Brett and Jill since the long long ago days.
Will have to ask Ron if he knows why.
By Dave Wachter
Feb 27, 2009
I'm calling these the warmup boulders for 2 reasons:
1) They're a good place to warm up
2) I don't want to immortalize some jackass who spray painted rocks in the foothills.
By thomas ellis
From: abq
Jan 17, 2011
Please remove "warmup boulders" in the name. Just stupid seeing as how the whole crag is a "Warmup" for anything better. Plus: it's not the name.

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