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French Kiss Area

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French Kiss Area 


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Description 

Two minutes from farther upcanyon from the Dali boulder is a number of newly established problems (2010) in a pristine setting at the base of the alpine slabs.


Getting There 

Walk approximately 200 meters up canyon from the Dali area, trending left until you reach a break in the trees and an old campsite with a firepit by a big boulder. The French Kiss Boulder is directly behind the campfire boulder and is easily identified by the unmistakable "Tongue" starting hold.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for French Kiss Area:
French Kiss   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 10'   
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Featured Route For French Kiss Area
Mike Gallagher two seconds away from sticking the crux toss and getting the FA.

Pinch Me Squeeze Me V6 7A  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : French Kiss Area
Start with a low feet with a left and crimp rail and a difficult right hand pinch ("Pinch me, dammit!"). Core up and shot for the rail. This is a one move wonder that has given fits to many a climber who climbs well above this grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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