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Ride the Lightning 

Ride the Lightning 

Hueco: V0+ Font: 4+ R

   
Type:  Boulder, 30'
Consensus:  Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
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Season: Year around (If your hard core)
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Submitted By: Isaac T. on Jul 22, 2007

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In the pod on Ride the Lightning (V0- R), Tramway.

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Description 

The crux is at the midpoint where it flares out. Solid hand, finger, fist jams as you go up. This climb is just out of reach of bouldering, unless your really good/crazy, and a little to short to lead. I would top rope.

Location 

you cannot miss it. Walk across the bridge to descend.

Protection 

Fingers to #2-3
Solid TR options


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I did not go all the way up (although I wanted to the wife would not allow it)
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Past the pod and way up there on Ride the Lightning (V0- R), Tramway.
Past the pod and way up there on Ride the Lightnin...

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By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Jul 19, 2008
rating: V0- 4- R

Sweet little crack. We just bouldered it, but it does blur the line between highballing and soloing, so if you're not comfortable soloing 5.9ish crack of all sizes, you might consider a TR. Be wary of the flakes in the pod, they are mostly solid, especially the biggest one, but the smaller ones do move a bit so don't reef on em. Crux is getting established in the pod, top out is easy on locker jams and full hand edges/shelf.
By atp
From: Clairemont Mesa, CA
Sep 30, 2012
rating: V0 4 R

Cool climb....I'd call it an Off Width 5.9