|The Dark Side
The ultimate "power endurance" route, that would make a perfect 4x4: V4, V3, V5, V7 (or something like that...) Currently the hardest route at the Darkside, this testpiece pushes a line up the tallest part of the cave with sustained bouldering that increases in difficulty up to a poor shake before the final crux boulder problem. An ascent demands a mix of bouldering power on the small pockets, technical finesse on the poor footholds and stamina to link it all together with few rests, all on perfect stone in a magnificent cave.
The second route from the Right at the Dark Side. Shares the start with "Straight Outta Campton" by starting on a stack of cheater stones, then head right to the first bolt and up.
At the horizontal shake before the crux of Swing L...
Entering the crux boulder problem (about V7) on Sw...
|By skinny legs and all|
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Feb 7, 2014
Ten year old Ashima Shiraishi redpointed Swingline during the late summer of 2011, which I find incredible.