The crux is in the middle third of the wall. A short person's third move or a tall person's second. It's a tight crimp while doing a drop knee and smearing the other foot. Pros-working on bouldering skills while away from home. Cons-it is in a war zone, although a very mild one.
Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. To find it go to a recruiting center and join the military. They will give you directions and a plane ticket there. Or if you're in the neighborhood just stop by the Four Aces Oasis at the DUSTOFF building. $7 steaks, dart, and poker tournaments every sunday.
For protection there is just an old matress. And reflective PT belts must be worn at all times.
Another construction shot.
|By Nic Harnish|
From: Durango, CO
Sep 22, 2011
Just out of curiosity, why is this a grade V.
Oct 13, 2011
Grade V for technical climbing. And the V rating for rating a boulder problem. The wall has also been extended four feet to reach the roof of the building now.
|By Lurking Queer|
Mar 8, 2012
Have any slow parties had to open bivy?
|By Ryan Barber|
From: Rumney, NH
May 18, 2012
Lol, the Grade of a rock climb refers to length. Grade V is a climb that normally requires at least one overnight on the cliff either due to pure length or time taken because of lengthy aid pitches. Not to be confused with the V boulder ratings. You can probably edit the route description and take away the Grade V (that could confuse some people). The rating V2-V3 is all that is necessary.