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Ripley Lip Traverse 

Hueco: V4-5 Font: 6B+

Type:  Boulder, 40'
Original:  Hueco: V4-5 Font: 6B+ [details]
FA: T. Melin
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Jun 8, 2010

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knee bar rest


Stand start on the finish holds of Sigourney Weaver (downhill edge of the lip). Follow the lip up and right for 25 feet to a crux toss to bridge a small gap in the lip. Take a knee bar rest here and then fire out the last 15 feet to top out on the finish of Front Man at the apex of the boulder. A great endurance traverse!


On the AVP boulder lip traverse b/t S. weaver and front man


Pad, ground move up with you so it is never a long fall

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By Aaron Parlier
From: Boone, NC
Jun 8, 2010

haha, this thing is soooo long! its the longest traverse in GHSP for sure. awesome!
By TravisMelin
From: Portland, OR, Roanoke, VA L
Jun 8, 2010

indeed! Not sure about the rating....but it seemed pumpy enough, I guess i thought people needed a reason to hold on for so long!

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