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I Wall (aka K Face)

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I Wall (aka K Face) 


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Elevation: 100'
Location: 42.24466, -71.03601 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

This is a polished section of the Quarries just to the right of the J Face. The rock can be quite slick. There are some old bolt anchors on top which can be backed up with a #8 BD wire on the lefts side of the top. There are some old bolts and an old tree 20 feet back from the right side of the top.

L->R:

A1. Hyperbola, 10
A2. Parabola, 10
B. Paraboloid, 10+, 1p, 30', TR.
C. Willie’s Walk, 9, 1p, 25', TR.
D1. Twisting by the Pool, 11
D2. Torque, 8, 1p, 25', TR.
D3. Piranha Frogs, 9
E. Insignificant, 11


Getting There 

This is located to the right of the J Face. It has very smooth rock on the right. It once had a small pond at its base.


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