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West Nile Boulder (aka The Creek Boulder)
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Le Bernd 

Hueco: V4+ Font: 6B+

   
Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V4-5 Font: 6B+ [details]
FA: Who knows?
Season: Mostly shady.
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Submitted By: andy patterson on Feb 19, 2014

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Description 

Stand start the prow of the boulder just right of The Warmup. Begin with left hand on sloper, and right hand on edge. Some surprisingly tricky footwork gains the top. Awesome line, and the easiest hard looking line on the boulder. Seriously—just looking at this thing we thought it was like V8.

Location 

Just right of The Warmup. Climbs prow overhanging the creek.

Protection 

One pad will do it. Pretty flat landing.


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By r. tyler gross
May 8, 2014

What is that tricky footwork? I couldn't figure it out the other day.
Left hand sloper, right hand on open handed edge. Left toe down on jug to warm up start. Went left hand to edge high on prow.. then? It was hard to avoid bailing left on the warm up problem. Daniel & I figured a way to stamp a high right toe and stand it out, but then we were stuck in the moss without an exit? Beta help! please.. :)
By andy patterson
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From: Carpinteria, CA
May 8, 2014

Left hand on sloper, right hand on open-hand edge, deadpoint with left hand to decent open-hand edge, then step LEFT foot high and midline to smeary hold, and high-step right out to hard-to-see foot. Once you weight the foot, it's mostly over. Top-out is more or less straight up from there. I do grab the finish jug of West Nile with my left hand, but that's literally as I top out.

I promise you I'm not being a sandbagger! It is tricky to figure out, but definitely in the V4-5 range.
By 5150dhbiker
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jun 23, 2014
rating: V4+ 6B+

I rated it as a V4+. The footwork is tricky, but once you get it, its pretty good feet the whole way up. If you're on your way to the creamery and a V6 climber like me...I reccomended stopping here first! Pretty cool.
By Sean Crozier
From: Oxnard, CA
Jul 29, 2014

Not really a problem but; climb up, then down, then up again. I call it Le Andy.
By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Carpinteria, CA
Jul 30, 2014

Sean, I'm flattered.

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