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Puppy Chow 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Jacob Valdez
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Submitted By: Dr Williams on Nov 26, 2015

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Description 

Climb the north-facing arête closest to the Flathead Boulder. Set up using TR with slings. Difficult balance and power combo problem. Watch swing into the Flathead boulder.

Location 

North arête of Matterhorn boulder in the Top Choice alcove of the Carnivore boulders

Protection 

Uses slings and top rope in the crack just like setting up for Top Choice.


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By DGraham
From: Dallas
Jan 14, 2016

is this trad or TR? it sounds like it's only TR. Also, this is the arete next to top choice?
By Dr Williams
From: AUSTIN, TX
Jan 17, 2016

It is on Matterhorn boulder which is next to Top Choice but you need to set up anchors at the top through an elaborate mechanism by first setting up anchors on Top Choice and then going over to the top of the Matterhorn Boulder and setting up an anchor using trad gear on top of the Matterhorn Boulder with directionals to allow the rope to hang over the SE Arete of Matterhorn Boulder. So it is a TR using trad techniques to make an anchor system.

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