A boulder downhill from the 'Iron Man Boulder' offering a challenging high mantle aptly named 'Grovel Roof'.
From the Iron Man Boulder, walk downhill and southeast about 20 yards. Grovel Roof will be on your left on the steepest side of the boulder facing downhill (south).
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Grovel Roof V3-4 Boulder, 15 feet
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Traditionally attempted as a run and jump, the seldom-repeated 'Grovel Roof' will test your mantle skills at a height that requires your full attention and commitment or it feels nearly impossible. Run and jump/step and deadpoint match onto the high sloper. Get situated and move up to the hold in the horizontal seam, then work your way around the lip using decent slopers and whatever beta works for you. Most get a heelhook then try a mantle via the "beached whale" technique. The challenge is ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA