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Prussik action on McReynolds Pk
This summit boulder (east face) on McReynolds was way out of my league, so I resorted to a prussik climb. This was hard enough at altitude! Taken 11/3/07 by Teresa Gergen.

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Dan DaltonNice shot,

Dan Dalton

Voted 10/10

is the landing terribly heinous? Looks like a very doable boulder problem, and a 5.9 it should go at nothing harder than a V2. Looks fun to free it, and according to your page, a class 4ish with a few 5ht class moves walk-off doesn't sound that bad. Great page and cool shot!

Dan
Posted Nov 5, 2007 7:30 pm

shknbkenot bad for a solid climber

shknbke

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Dan:

Thanks for the comments. This shot is of the east face. Gerry Roach rated the boulder as a 5.9 climb, although I'm not sure what side he went up. The east face here is more vertical than the west face, which has the 4th class slabs leading up to a wide crack. Both sides were way out of my league since I haven't toproped much, but a solid climber who is comfortable with rough Pikes Peak granite with few holds could probably free it. My guess is the east face in this pic is at least 5.10.
Posted Nov 5, 2007 9:16 pm

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shknbkeSubmitted by shknbke
on Nov 4, 2007 9:13 pm

Image ID: 353336
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Lat/Lon: 38.81260°N / 105.0797°W
Object Title: Prussik action on McReynolds Pk

Image Type(s): Aid Climbing