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Tidal Wave Boulder
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Bedrock Arete  
Stoney Point Problem (aka Bambam) 
Tidal Wave 


Hueco: V9 Font: 7C

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V9 Font: 7C [details]
FA: Robert Miramontes
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Submitted By: C Miller on Apr 26, 2010

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Will on "Relic". Photo by Blitzo.


SDS at the southwest arete, move right and past the overhanging northeast arete of Tidal Wave at twin sidepulls and then traverse the smooth patina face using thin edges, sidepulls and creative body positioning to reach the Bedrock Arete which is taken to the top.

As an alternative it can be done from a stand start at the Tidal Wave arete using a flat edge on the left side of the arete and sidepulls on the right (this is the version described in the bouldering guide) which makes it slightly shorter and perhaps a little easier.


North face of the boulder.


Several pads to cover the base

Photos of Relic Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Joel on Relic (V9), Joshua Tree NP
Joel on Relic (V9), Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: working some moves on relic
working some moves on relic

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Apr 26, 2010

Originally I did the (fa?) problem from the arete, but several days later I extended it from a sit start left of the start listed in the book. I don't know why that extension didn't make it into the book?!?

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