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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Delicate Soul

V7 7A+ (0)

Boulder, 15'

NY : The Gunks : ... : Tiger Style Boulder

17 hours ago

Village Idiot

V7 7A+ (1)

Boulder, 15'

NY : The Gunks : ... : Golden Wall Area

17 hours ago

Mad Lion

V7 7A+ (1)

Boulder, 10'

NY : The Gunks : ... : Golden Wall Area

17 hours ago

Tiger Style

V7 7A+ (1)

Boulder, 10'

NY : The Gunks : ... : Tiger Style Boulder

May 4, 2015

Mentos

V4 6B (1)

Boulder, 10'

NY : The Gunks : ... : Tiger Style Boulder

May 3, 2015

Cave Crack

V4 6B (1)

Boulder

PA : Southeastern Lowlands : ... : Hanger 18

Dec 29, 2014

Priaprism

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (15)

Sport, 1 pitch, 40'

MA : Mormon Hollow

Mar 31, 2011

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

Golden Wall Area

NY : The Gunks : Peterskill Bouldering

17 hours ago

Tiger Style Boulder

NY : The Gunks : Peterskill Bouldering

May 3, 2015

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Same boulder, right arete.

Same boulder, right arete.

NH : Waterville Valley : ... : Comment

2 days ago

Sorry for the terrible quality.  This ~15' rock is...

Sorry for the terrible quality. This ~15' rock is right downhill from Deadly Pillars; there's a truly incredible (and hard) looking climb up a steep face.

NH : Waterville Valley : ... : Comment

2 days ago

Contributed Comments

 

Location: PA : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Emmaus Boulders : Main Area : Yvly (V2)
By: Sean Kurnas When: 21 hours ago

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Comments: Maybe my low expectations came into play here, but I remember this boulder problem being great!


Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Bald Knob : Yellowjacket Area : Yellowjacket Boulderfield : The Pillars
By: Sean Kurnas When: 2 days ago

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Comments:
Sorry for the terrible quality.  This ~15' rock is...
Sorry for the terrible quality. This ~15' rock is right downhill from Deadly Pillars; there's a truly incredible (and hard) looking climb up a steep face.


Same boulder, right arete.
Same boulder, right arete.


Is this the 'large boulder' mentioned in the description downhill from the pillars? There look to be two really good lines on it, and someone has clearly cleaned it. Still projects?


Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Bald Knob : Yellowjacket Area : Yellowjacket Boulder : The Big Short (V5)
By: Sean Kurnas When: 2 days ago

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Comments: This climb is impressive. I thought I would be excited to climb it, but had a change of heart standing underneath with a tiny pad (and tiny spotter).

Has anyone done a sit to this boulder? I figured out beta starting low in the corner, RH on a jug sidepull and LH on a cool pinch on the roof. I didn't succeed in sticking the move into the actual start of Big Short but I was close enough to know it's possible... well, possible for someone.


Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Bald Knob : Yellowjacket Area : Yellowjacket Boulder : Trillium Sit (V6)
By: Sean Kurnas When: 2 days ago

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Comments: This really is an awesome boulder problem; one of the best I've done at this grade.

After seeing the above video I realize I did it pretty differently; instead of making the big right hand deadpoint to the jug, I went into a gaston of the two finger pocket and then went left hand to said jug. Not sure if that is true to the line, or if it changes the grade.

The sit adds awesome moves but IMO they don't make the climb considerably harder.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : The Pound : Barn Door Boulder : The Whale's Tail (V4+)
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: Could somebody clarify the difference between the variation and the 'original' climb? Does the original version go left and squeeze between the trees and the rock, or does it finish by reaching right from the triangular hold to the easy crack?

Thanks!


Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Welch and Dickie Area : Welch and Dickie Boulders : Lower Bowl : ... : We Who Wander (V7)
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jul 10, 2014

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Comments: This looks exceptional. Thanks for finding and cleaning it, and more thanks for sharing.


Location: NH : Greens Cliff : The Northeastern Crags : The Jolly Green Giant (5.9+) : Photo
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jun 12, 2014

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Comments: Thanks for the info Mark! I've been wanting to go up to Green's for a year now, and I plan on trying again once the bugs die down; if I make it I'll report back.


Location: Eastern States : Best Boulder Problems in th... : Post : Photo
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jun 11, 2014

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Comments: Looks nice! Are you able to share directions to this?


Location: NH : Greens Cliff : The Northeastern Crags : The Jolly Green Giant (5.9+) : Photo
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jun 11, 2014

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Comments: Anyone scoping out a line on that beautiful face? It looks steep and featured and appears to have some placements.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : West Shore : Eagle Creek Canyon : Mayhem Cove : Car Jacker (5.9)
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jun 10, 2014

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Comments: Anyone know the name of a 10- a climb or two to the left of this? If you look at the picture, you can see the right arm of someone climbing it. Thanks!


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : West Shore : D.L. Bliss State Park : Middle Bliss : The Cave Boulder (V5)
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jun 10, 2014

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Comments: The most obvious route seems to be a v4, climbing from the huecos up and right through good holds and topping out on bad slopers or sharp edges. Not sure which holds one would use for the v5 variation.

The v6(+?) variation that heads right is sharp and hard.


Location: ME : Shagg Crag : Looney Tunes (5.12b/c)
By: Sean Kurnas When: Mar 21, 2014

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Comments: The crux boulder problem on this climb has awesome movement!


Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Mahoosuc Notch
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: I've heard from some hiker friends that there are lots of boulders in the area. Does anyone know if people have bouldered here or if a reasonable potential for development exists?


Location: VT : Jamaica
By: Sean Kurnas When: Jun 21, 2013

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Comments: I haven't been there but I located it on maps:

43.076255,-72.731758

Is there any more potential here or is this the extent of the area?


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