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Le Fissure King 
Mutants Amok 
She Made Me Do It 
So I Did It 
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She Made Me Do It 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Rick Fredland
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Submitted By: andy patterson on Oct 10, 2010

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Description 

Traverse the entire Cracked Boulder from left to right—an odyssey of hard, awkward, and beta-intensive moves—and finish on Mutants Amok. Begin with left hand on round sloper and right hand on the large edge at the beginning of Le Fissure King.

This is perhaps the most classic traverse in Santa Barbara. Don't leave Skofield without giving it a go.


Location 

Cracked boulder. You can't miss the baffling line of edges, slopers, and crimps.


Protection 

Pad, especially for the finish.



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By Tom Painter
Oct 2, 2011
rating: V8 7B

FA: Rick Fredland 2000

By Bob Banks
May 31, 2012

Description discrepancy: The proper start for She Made Me Do It is with left hand on the arete. This is how Rick did it, as well as the next several ascents after his.

By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jun 1, 2012

I'm a little confused. Isn't the round sloper on the arete? Was he grabbing higher? Are we talking about the same thing?

By Bob Banks
Jun 1, 2012

Ok, I see. The absence of the word "arete" in the description led me to believe there was some other left hold people were using to avoid the entry swinging heel-hook move. (It's been a while).

By Bob Banks
Jun 1, 2012

Also, this is one of the best traverses that anyone will find anywhere. Positively classic.

By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jun 1, 2012

Agreed: I can't think of a more aesthetic and dramatic traverse. Definitely in my top 10 boulder problems of all time.