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The Brain Boulder  


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Submitted By: Jay Shultis on Jan 3, 2013
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The brain is another must-do moderate for any aspiring highballer. Several other unnamed lines exist on this boulder and a good hard slab project on it's right side.

Getting There 

Above and Right of the Project Boulder

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.6 miles from here

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The Brain V4 6B  WV : Bozoo : ... : The Brain Boulder
This is a very infamous Bozoo heady test piece. A bit headier if you are on the short side. Climb the low angle slab to reach "The Brain" make a long move above the braing from a painful finger-lock to the jug at the apex of the boulder. Tall technical and commiting (18'). Crux at end.British Mike nearly left his index finger in the finger lock after his foot slipped. The blood that oozed out of that hold and down the face intimidated interested climbers for years afterward. The bone deep c...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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By shawn mccauley
Jan 22, 2013
there is a small boulder with 2 low balls up and to the right of the brain boulder. both started to the right of a small tree that was against the boulder. left problem was Dig Deep V6ish by Quillen and involved a hard left side pull move. the right problem was done by Behrens and was a little easier but I don't have its name recorded.
By Jay Shultis
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From: Blacksburg VA
Jan 25, 2013
I have been on these a long time ago. Is it a buldgey boulder, kinda looks like a globe?