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The Big Orange Block AKA The Spear Head.
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Old School Problem 1 
Old School Problem 2 AKA South Arête.  
Old School Problem 3 AKA Southwest Arête 
Old School Problem 4 AKA Big Orange.  
Old School Problem 5 AKA The North Arête 

Old School Problem 1 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b Hueco: V0- Font: 4-

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b Hueco: V0- Font: 4- [details]
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Submitted By: Joshua Reinig on Apr 10, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Old School Problem. #1 as seen from trail.

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Description 

Classic old school highball glassy slab test piece with lip encounter. Excellent edging on glassy holds with a big move up and right to great jug at the lip.

Location 

Predominate line on south side of boulder 5 feet right of the South Arête.

Protection 

Great landing.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up classic old school problem.
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By Brandon B
Jun 27, 2017
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  V0+ 4+

Felt a bit harder than v0-. Most of the holds are polished and rounded from use. fun route though.

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