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A Bachelor No More S,TR 
A Couple Good Moves 
A Few Good Moves 
Another fun crack 
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Big Day At Pink House 
Brain, The 
Burn Victim 
Corner, The 
Easy Squeezy 
El Chorizo 
el diente  
Fire hose 
Foot Loose 
Girl in the Curl V1 T 
Grumpy Man (aka old man) 
Grumpy Man Reverse 
Her Scar 
Holy Crack! 
Kat, The 
Left mini arete 
Lost and Losing 
Mohawk Kid 
Nice Warm Up 
no shoots just ladders  
Not So Tight Squeeze  
Off Camber 
Pip-Boy 3000 
Pipe Around 
Pipe Down 
Pizza Face 
Reverse Traverse 
Seam to Seam 
Shin Splints 
Shocker , The 
short off width 
slabby face S,TR 
Slim Jim S,TR 
Switch Hitter 
Thin Slab  
Un-named 5.9 Slab 
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unnamed  S 
unnamed B1 
warm up crack 
Washed Out 
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Grumpy Man (aka old man) 

Hueco: V2-3 Font: 5+

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V2-3 Font: 5+ [details]
FA: FKA Ronnie St. Jean
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 650
Submitted By: Ronnie St. Jean on Aug 23, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: see the face?


start as low as you can, sit down in the dirt under the boulder (far left side of beta photo). move up and out right to the grumpy man's mouth. climb over the lips, nose, eyes, and finish on top of his head. this climb is very rough on the hands, but this is one of the only rough boulders.


pad, if you are a v3 climber or under expect taking some falls getting up to the face


last boulder you encounter before you hit the aid hill. its on the trail you can't miss the grumpy man face

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By Brandon Matthes
Jan 4, 2013
rating: V2-3 5+

Add a plus to the grade and start higher and left, then drop down to the normal start for grumpy man. An extra pump!
By Jeremy Tremblay
Oct 20, 2015
rating: V3-4 6A+

I don't know if it's because I'm tall but this problem was hard! I had a very hard time getting on and over the "nose".

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