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Eliminator Boulder
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L to R R to L Alpha
Bastard Moon, The 
Beached Whale 
Corner Lunge 
Dogleg Crack 
East Eliminator Traverse 
East Face 
Eliminator Cave Crack 
Eliminator North Slab Center 
Eliminator North Slab Right 
Left Crack (a.k.a. Biercrack) 
Left Eliminator 
Mammen Traverse 
Meathook 
Moon Arete, The 
Right Eliminator 
Right Eliminator Left 
Right Eliminator Prow 
Sitting Moon 
Verm's Way 

Verm's Way 

Hueco: V3+ Font: 6A+

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V3+ Font: 6A+ [details]
FA: Verm?
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on Jul 3, 2001

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Description 

On the Eliminator boulder's SE corner are several slap variations. To the left is the cave crack. Grab a left sidepull above and right of the crack and a right sidepull on the face near the slap problems. Past the left foot in the crack or somewhere's like that and crank up right on the sloping top. Keep cranking and mantel on up. Name reference from Hang book. Certainly height dependent.

Protection 

Having a spotter is nice for the climber at the mantel.


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By Krister Sorensen
From: Centennial, CO
Jul 25, 2003

I have always called this problem _Beached Whale._ Stay off the holds around the corner and slap those slopers. The top out is the reason for the name.
By Jesse Ryan
Oct 7, 2003

Beached whale is to the right of this problem. Instead of sit starting on the arete ala beached whale find the two sidepulls - one is just above and right of the cave crack, the other is the distinct edge in the middle of the face to the left of the start of beached whale - you'll be standing at the start of this. On the top out you use one hold on beached whale, but with your right hand instead of your left. Try it - quite different. Much easier for the tall.