New 8B+ in Elkland by Woods

by Björn Pohl - UKC Jan/2012
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+Daniel Woods on Mind in Motion, 8B+, Nicky's boulders/Elkland, Colorado, 163 kbDaniel Woods on Mind in Motion, 8B+, Nicky's boulders/Elkland, Colorado
Björn Pohl - UKC, Jan 2012
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Daniel Woods has made the first scent of a Mind to Motion, 8B+, line found and cleaned by Dave Graham at Nicky's boulders/Elkland, just outside of Estes Park north of Boulder, Colorado.

On Daniel's fb athlete page he says that The line goes out a 35 degree overhanging bulge. There are two near parallel rails leading to a flat hold at the 3/4 point. The style is wide compression moves between the two rails with involved heel hooking and edging. Once you arrive to the flat edge, you then set up for the giant iron cross move out right to a flat sidepull. From here the moves are not so hard, but you have a potential 25 foot fall onto rocks and logs and the rock quality becomes not so good.

I named the line Mind to Motion and do not know how hard yet, but it feels in the 8b+ range.

Daniel Woods is sponsored by: The North Face, La Sportiva, Petzl, Organic, Sanuk, Native, Nicros and Life Sport

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