Paul Robinson on Paint it black, 8C, RMNP, CO
Björn Pohl - UKC, Apr 2012
© Alex Kahn
Dave Graham has made the 3rd ascent, after Daniel Woods and Paul Robinson, of Paint it black, 8C, near Bear lake road in the Rocky Mountain National Park, CO.
Paint it black was first done by Daniel 29 February and the 2nd ascent was made only 10 days before Dave's 3rd.
The boulder is a giant 65 degree overhanging ships prow, which jolts out of the hillside. There is just enough room for a landing to work the crux moves. If you pitch from the top, you will take a 20 foot fall downhill into the river. There are 5 movements covering 15 feet of near horizontal climbing.