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A tuff bouldering classic: powerful, yet technical, and immensely satisfying. Grab the pumice banana and a small right crimp and pull a couple steep moves to the big sloper. Keep it tight for a radical sequence through the large dish to a gaston, and finally, a baseball-sized pocket and the huge shelf. Beautiful.
(Word has it the starting pinch and a crucial foot have been steadily disintegrating over time, so step lightly and/or get this done quick.)
In the Slow Dance Cave, this takes a pretty obvious line from the banana hold up and slightly left. The high class 4 topout is not essential but sure makes getting off the boulder easier.
A couple pads and a spot for the crux - the landing is very good.
A more complete view of the problem
By C Miller
Dec 1, 2009
Rave on Youtube -
By Andy Liu
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Jan 30, 2010
Aug 11, 2013
rating: V6 7A
Between being abused by wire brushes, damaged with pof and general slow decay - the start of this problem has gone from being stiff V5 to unpleasant V6.
It's really no longer worth doing.