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This problem is located on a large boulder at the Southeast end of Rock Hudson. Climb a juggy crack on an overhanging arete until it dies out 15 ft. up. Lean out left, onto the overhanging face, to a large flake. Finishes with an easy mantel 25 ft. off the deck. One of JTree's finest problems.
Chalkbag and shoes!
shakin out before the top out!
White Rastafarian (V3) boulder ©
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Making the crux span on White Rastafarian, V3
A golden sunset on White Rasta. January 2008.
At least 6 Nikki's tall. Little Nikki Leger after...
Darin Limvere with a little celebratory salute aft...
Myself on White Rasta
Airing it out on White Rastafarian. Photo by Laure...
Ryan Grant sending White Rastafian
On my way up White Rasta for the first time.
Colin Rickert nearing the top-out
The final topout - phew!
|Comments on White Rastafarian
|By Steven Powers|
Feb 1, 2003
this is definatly an awsome problem just bring a spotter to keep you off the back breaker boulder at the base!
|By ryan jacobs|
Oct 10, 2003
the problem is very good with a perfect v3 right on the nose id suggest a few pads along with spotters you should be planning to onsight the morning sunrise is a good time for a go!
|By Hayduke Cloud|
From: Denver, CO
Dec 15, 2008
If you're interested check out my video of a friend and I attempting White Rasta. A really great problem.
|By Drew Peterson|
Jan 17, 2009
Felt close to a 5.11 free-solo for a moment there...
|By Russ Walling|
Jan 17, 2009
rating: V0+ 4+ PG13
This problem has always been the industry standard for 5.10c, long before V ratings. V0+ max. V3?!?! That's some serious grade creep right there.
|By Nick Sullens|
From: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Oct 26, 2010
Pretty soft for a josh 3
|By Bryan G|
Mar 3, 2011
Yeah, 5.10c sounds right on. The big reach crux on this is definitely no harder than the big reach crux on Bearded Cabbage (10c).
|By John Long|
Jul 19, 2011
I have to share credit with John Bachar on this one. We were still in High School I think and saw the line of holds one day and climbed up and down till it felt solid and just went for it. Probably around 1973. Sort of the birth of high balling out at Josh, and the rest is history . . .
Mar 18, 2013
V3 in the modern context I think, especially considering the landing. A classic must do highball.
|By Colin R|
From: Ottawa, ON
Oct 1, 2013
rating: V3+ 6a+ R
Russ, I think you mean B0 (as in old John Gill grade) and not V0.
Anyways, this is a great line. Mandatory highball for any visiting boulderer.