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Location: GA : Rocktown : The Orb : Soap on a Rope (V5+)
By: dlsask When: Mar 30, 2013

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Comments: I've even heard my stingier south eastern buddies call this V3. Good old southeastern sandbaggery.


Location: UT : Saint George : Moe's Valley : Monkey Boy Area : Gription (V9)
By: dlsask When: Jan 22, 2013

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Comments: One of the best boulder problems in the southwest.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : Lake Mary Bouldering : The Ridge : ... : Blackout (V10)
By: dlsask When: Aug 7, 2012

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Comments: This one is cryptic and tough to read, but as far as I can tell you start on a right hand 2 finger pocket, and a positive left hand crimp (which some folks might use as a right hand for Booze Pig). From these start holds there's a substantial distance to what appear to be positive crimps which look like they set you up to gain the 3" pocket mentioned in the description. The crux involves spanning the gap between the start holds and the positive crimps, with your best options involving several sl... more >>


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Flagstaff Crags : Hobo Jungle : Jungle Buzzard (5.12)
By: dlsask When: Jul 7, 2012

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Comments: Word. The first boulder problem is manageable, but it's pretty funky between the 2nd and 3rd bolt.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : Grasshopper Point Boulders : Across the Creek : Stuff Shootin' (V8)
By: dlsask When: Mar 26, 2012

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Comments: A high left perch on a thin foot, and a left knee scum-bar on the starting hold below your left hand (<--HaHa, something like that) makes that irritating (or awesome?) first move substantially easier. A cruel twist of fate makes this sequence much harder for tall folks, but since their lanky appendages tend to help them more often than not I don't feel too bad. One of the best problems in NAZ!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : The Anvil Boulders : Big Sexy (V10-11)
By: dlsask When: Mar 3, 2012

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Comments: This might be the best problem at the Anvils. A fun factor of 11 (10 point scale). Check out the video
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Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Satellite Boulders : The Turning Point (V9)
By: dlsask When: Jan 30, 2012

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Comments: I've never been to Boulder and have no opinion of this climb other than it looks like fun in the photos. I'm just impressed that this conversation is almost a decade old!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : Kelly Canyon : East Kelly Canyon : ... : Cleveland Steamer (V6)
By: dlsask When: Nov 25, 2011

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Comments: I prefer this line to "Donkey Punch". In my opinion, this is the best 6 in Flagstaff, but it doesn't see much action.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : Priest Draw : Priest Draw : ... : The Whip and the Cross (V5)
By: dlsask When: Nov 25, 2011

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Comments: This problem is great, but I wish it had 8 more ft. of sustained climbing. Really fun movement that ends a little too quickly.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : Gloria's : Far Left : Tombstone (V8)
By: dlsask When: Jun 24, 2011

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Comments: Does anyone start using the two holds you can grab from the ground without a pad stack? Seems like it would make it a bit tougher. I'll see how it goes and report back.


Location: UT : Saint George : Moe's Valley Access Informa...
By: dlsask When: Mar 22, 2011

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Comments: I have just come back from a visit to Moe's and I had an amazing time. My buddies and I expected to stay for a couple of days and ended up putting in a full week.

I was, however, shocked to witness folks stoking fires around the Monkey Boy boulder, as well as a large group of people who drove their truck all the way up to the Sentinel boulder and set up camp for several days. This behavior will surely affect access in the future, not to mention it's more than a little discourteous to other clim... more >>


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Northern AZ Bouldering : Kelly Canyon : East Kelly Canyon : ... : The Slab (V6)
By: dlsask When: Oct 19, 2010

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Comments: This is an awesome problem that no one talks about. It took me about 60+ times to finally figure out that I needed to move my right foot up about 3 inches. A great problem to work at the end of the day, because it's really easy on the hands.

I've never tried the right variation to the arete but I'll definitely give it a try next time I head out there.