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DC Memorial Boulder

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All the Way Baby 
Angle of Attack 
Delayed Stress Syndrome 
Skinny Legs 
Spider Needs a Thesaurus (Dinosaurus Clitoris) 
Vaseline Vision 
Year of the Pyscho Bitch (a.k.a. Process of Elimination) 

DC Memorial Boulder 

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Location: 38.24156, -80.84428 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Whisenhunt, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Jul 11, 2007
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Huge boulder with overhanging (30-45 degrees) powerful climbs that are exciting and short.

A couple of unfinished projects still remain on this boulder.

Climbs range from 11a to 13a/b

In the most recent Cater guidebook he made a mistake in describing the DC memorial boulder...There is no route #37(project), routes 38+39+40 are on the main face, #41 is the 12a around the corner.

Getting There 

After coming down the ladders follow the cliff east (left) it s the giant boulder in front of you!

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for DC Memorial Boulder:
Year of the Pyscho Bitch (a.k.a. Process of Elimination)   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Delayed Stress Syndrome   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
All the Way Baby   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Ladd setting up for the crux.

Vaseline Vision 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : DC Memorial Boulder
Start on the large right facing dihedral, make the same starting moves as Delayed Stress Syndrome, clip the 2nd and 3rd blts off the jug then rest. Out of the rest grab the horn, cross to an undercling, go big up to the mini-heuco, match, throw up and right and keep the pump at bay to clip the anchors way above your 3rd bolt....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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The Boulder, looking back towards the ladder.
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