Climbs 250
Rocktype Volcanic tuff
Altitude 1349m a.s.l
Faces S

Matt Goode, Happy Boulders © Alex Messenger

Crag features

Boulders and walls of volcanic tuff. Although the main valley faces south, you can find lots of shady spots around the boulders.

Approach notes

No problems - see the rockfax miniguide for details...

From Bishop, head north out of town and take Highway 6 for a mile or so to the second of two roads on the right (signed Five Bridges Road). Follow this to a crossroads just after a construction site and take the dirt road on the left (Chalk Bluff Road). Follow this for a couple of miles to a parking area with portaloo. A path leads from here up and into the heavenly boulders.

Plentiful rock with vicious sharp crimps and sloping pockets at all grades. Don't be stopped by the bouldering nearest the parking lot - keep going, it gets better!
Pythonist - 02/Dec/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Clapper Area/Pig Pen
2 Needle Across the Groove
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V2 * 3
3 Pig Pen
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V2 *** 5
4 The Clapper
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V6 *** 15
5 Standing Ovation
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V7 ** 3
6 A Big Round of Applause V8 **  
7 Not the Clapper
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V1 *** 10
8 Pig Pen Slab #12
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V1 ** 7
9 Pig Pen Slab #13
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V2 ** 8
10 Paper Crane
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V8 ** 2
  Highbrow Area/Frontierland
12 Highbrow Area #6
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V4 1
13 Highbrow V8 *** 1
14 Frontierland V0- ** 3
15 Frontierland [Standing start] VB 1
16 Hair Trigger V5 ** 1
17 Hair Trigger Variation V5 ** 1
18 Western Motif
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V2 ** 2
19 Merriweather V0 * 3
20 Westward Expansion
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V6 **  
21 WORK is a Four Letter Word
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V6 * 2
  Sabres of Paradise
23 Sabres of Paradise #2
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V1 * 4
24 Sabres of Paradise #3
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V6 * 2
25 Sabres of Paradise #4
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V4 * 4
26 Sabres of Paradise #5
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V2 * 4
27 Sabres of Paradise #6
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V0 * 3
28 Alex Patterson V5 ** 1
29 The Orb V7 *  
30 Orb Short V4 * 1
31 Little Fluffy Clouds V2 ** 1
  Hand to Hand Combat Area
33 Rene V5 *** 8
34 Not Another Brit in Bishop
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V7 * 3
35 Hand to Hand Combat Traverse V7 ** 2
36 Sidepull Problem
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V5 * 2
37 Pocket Problem
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V3 * 2
38 Powis Traverse
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V6 ** 7
39 Tao
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V2 2
40 Number One
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V3 ** 3
41 Son of Paul Arete
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V2 1
42 Captain Hook
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V5 * 3
43 From Utah with Love V3 1
  The Hall of Mirrors Area
45 Sacre Coeur
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V3 ** 5
46 The French Connection V6 ** 5
47 Baroque
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V3 * 2
48 King Louis
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V1 2
49 Pompidou
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V0 2
50 The Salon of Hercules
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V0+ 2
51 Napoleon's Bedroom
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V0+ 2
  Smoking Joe Area
53 Toxic Avenger
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V9 *** 2
54 Mr Happy
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V5 ** 7
55 Hit the High Hard One
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V3  
56 Bubba: The Legend
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V11 * 1
57 Therapy
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V8 ** 1
  Desert Skies Area
59 My Fingers in your Brain
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V4 * 2
60 Every Color You Are
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V6 *** 11
61 Grotesque Old Women V7 ** 3
62 Mister Witty
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V6 *** 15
63 Will's Arete
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V5 5
64 My Heart Grew Wings Under Desert Skies
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V3 ** 4
  Morning Dove Area
66 Morning Dove White V7 ***  
  Tall Wall Area
  Sleepy Hollow Area
  Jesus Chrysler Boulders
70 Auto-gedden V2 * 3
71 Paranormal in the West Country
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V1 * 8
72 Ain't But the One Way
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V0+ 7
73 You Can't Get Around Getting Around V0 6
74 Chrysler Crack
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VB 6
75 Zero V0 4
76 Zero Roof V0 4
77 Dusty Cave Boulder #11
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V5 1
78 Dusty Cave Boulder #12 V1 4
79 Pimp Trick Gangsta Chicks
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V9 * 1
80 Headbangers Ball V1 16
81 Beer Tumor
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V3 14
82 Beer Tumor Right V4 ** 9
83 Masterbeat V1 13
84 Dance Mix
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V2 * 7
85 Extended Mix
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V2 * 2
86 Reggae Chillin'
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V1 4
  Tom Peters' Slab Area
88 Liberation Management
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V1 ** 4
89 The Pursuit of Wow
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V1 13
90 Topsy-Turvey Times
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V0 3
91 Wow is me V0- * 7
92 Too Much for Mike Pope
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V0+ * 2
93 Classique
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V1 11
94 Sunburst Seahorse
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V2 12
95 Lack Luster
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V0- 6
96 Spectral Morning
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V1 * 3
97 Grindrite
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V3 7
98 Strange Quotations
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V0+ 4
  Slow Dance Area
100 Totty Traverse
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V1 9
101 Monkey Hang
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V2 16
102 Monkey Hang Traverse V3 * 8
103 Blessed
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V0+ 3
104 Browning Variation
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V4 * 4
105 Run With Me
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V2 6
106 Meth Squeeler
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V2 5
107 Rave
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V7 *** 21
108 Weekender
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V4 6
109 All Nighter
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V3 ** 6
110 Dance the Night Away V11 1
111 Standing Kill Order
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V11 * 1
112 Azzeed Jiz
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V3 6
113 Acid Wash
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V10 ** 2
114 Acid Wash (standing start)
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V6 4
115 Acid Wash Right
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V9 * 9
116 Jug-start to Acid Wash Right V7 ** 7
117 Corner
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V0 11
118 The Gleaner
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V6 12
119 Joseph
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V3 7
  Cracks on the Rim Area
121 I'll Kick the Butt of that Mike Teavee
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V0- 2
122 If That Augustus Gloop Looks At Me One More Time...
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V0- 2
123 Veruca Salt, I Want You
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V0- *** 4
124 Chocolate
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V0 * 2
125 A Flake As Marvellous As You, Veruca
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V0- ** 2
  Atari Area
127 Atari
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V6 *** 2
  Wavy Gravy Area
129 Hugh Romney V1 3
130 Wavy Gravy
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V2 ** 8
131 Hog Farm
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V0+ 7
132 Hippie Hyannisport V1 6
133 Ben and Jerry's V3 ** 6
134 Slap Happy
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V3 20
135 Impulse Control V4 * 13
136 Impulse Control (Standing Start)
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V1 3
137 Control Technique
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V6 3
138 Pirate Booty V3 ** 21
139 Pirate Booty (Standing Start)
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V0 3
  Blood Simple Area
141 Black Magic V3 ** 1
142 Wicca Warrior V2 ** 1
143 Done With The South V5 ** 1
144 Intolerable Cruelty V5 * 1
145 Flying Saucer V0+ ** 1
146 Antigravity Geobat
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V3 * 1
147 Flying Saucer Rock #28
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V4 * 1
  Action Figure Area
149 Big City Boy V6 * 1
150 Little Country Girl V6 * 1
151 September's Here Again
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V3 * 2
152 Cholos
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V9 *** 1
153 Action Figure
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V6 *** 14
154 Low Rider
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V10  
155 An Artist of Leisure
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V2 ** 3
156 One-Pull
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V1 3
157 Immigration in the Media is a Chossy Belly Bulge
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V1 3
158 Runaway Slave V0 4
  Split Melon Area
160 Old Peculiar
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V1 2
161 Golden
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V0- 2
162 Weak as Piss
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V0- 2
163 Pottenger's Wish List
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V3 3
164 Coors is Lite
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V2 4
165 Safesurfer
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V3 7
166 Son of Claudius Rufus
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V5 ** 6
  More Water Less Power Area
168 Corporation Pop V3 * 10
169 Groundwater
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V5 10
170 All The Way Down
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VB 8
171 Vision Arete V1 * 5
172 Hydra Pilferers
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VB 7
173 Carpenters Arete
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V0+ 11
174 Any Which Way
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V0+ 13
175 Comfort of Home
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V2 13
176 Swing Your Partner
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V1 12
177 Grant's Christmas Present V1 * 18
178 Happy Hooker
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V0+ 18
179 Hole in my Heart
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V1 6
180 Which Road? VB ** 8
181 Donkey Boy
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V1 13
182 High Road
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V0+ 12
183 Heavenly Path
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V1 48
184 Cross Roads
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V0+ 10
185 Celestial Trail
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V0- 29
186 Path
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VB 5
  Offwidth Area
  Central Happiness Area
189 The Vulcan Traverse
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V5 ** 8
190 Weapons of Mass Distraction
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V5 * 6
191 Disco Diva
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V8 * 5
192 Disco Tramp
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V7 * 1
193 The Hulk
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V6 *** 29
194 Big Chicken
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V2 *** 15
195 Big Chicken SDS
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V4 9
196 X-static
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V0- 3
197 Jugs of Life
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V1 5
198 Indecision
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V0+ 6
199 Solarium V4 *** 40
200 Western Round Up V1 * 16
201 Rendezvous with an Alien V3 * 12
202 Redrum
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V7 ** 2
  Shadow Play/Sixty Foot Woman Area
204 Althea
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V0 *** 5
205 Brilliant Trees
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V3 6
206 Vampyros Lesbos V6 * 1
207 Vampyros Rheinstor V7 * 1
208 Spinal Snap
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V2 ** 7
209 Spinal Snap Right Start
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V2 ** 2
210 Carnivore Hate Devil
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V4 3
211 Cue Ball
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V4 *** 9
212 Rheinstor V6 * 3
213 Rio's Secret Arete V3 *** 4
214 The Sixty-Foot Woman Traverse
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V2 *** 5
  Savannah Area
216 Please Please Me
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V0- 3
217 Mmm... nice V0- 15
218 Giant V0 13
219 Girlfriend Rock #4
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V3 * 5
220 Up Your Skirt, Left
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V2 ** 10
221 Up Your Skirt, Right
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V2 ** 10
222 Girlfriend Rock #7
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V2 * 9
223 Girlfriend Rock #8
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V3 ** 7
224 Un-named scoop problem on Girlfriend V0 * 13
225 Dumb
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V0 4
226 Beat It
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V3 * 4
227 Marty Lewis's Ever Changing Hair
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V2 15
228 Ketron Classic
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V4 30
229 Kling and Smirk
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V2 20
230 Duck Soup
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V0 13
231 Margo's Arete
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VB 8
232 Sucker Punch (pre-hold breakage)
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V4 *** 6
233 Sucker Punch (post-hold breakage) V5 *** 5
234 Carrot Top
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V3 *** 24
235 East Easy Rider
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V5 * 2
  Swordfish Trombone Area
237 Goldfish Trombone
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V14 ***  
  Serengeti Area
239 Aerial Surveillance
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V0 4
240 Crash Dive V0- * 2
241 I Killed a Man, a Man Who Looked Like Me
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V1 9
242 Weasel Robbers
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V0+ 3
243 Elephant Graveyard
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V0- 5
244 Serengeti
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V5 24
245 Paco the Weasel
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V3 2
246 Spear Mint
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V0 5
247 Hector
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V3 4
248 Ghetto Justice
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V0+ * 6
249 Burning Rubber Necklace
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V4 6
250 Bleached Bones
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V4 10
251 Bleached Bones (Standing Start) V2 ** 4
252 Circle of Life V0+ * 8
253 Cilley Mantle V0 * 6
254 Lazy Lion V3 1
255 Crispin Waddy
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V6 * 1
256 Lazy Lion Boulder #26 V1 3
257 Karma V6 *** 1
  Slight Inducement Area
259 Future Planet of Style
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V0- 8
260 Don't Box me In
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V1 4
261 Amphibian
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V0 6
262 Slight Inducement
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V1 *** 13
263 Secret To Success
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V2 *** 12
264 Gamekeeper Clifford
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V4 1
  Top Gun Area
266 Top Gun V3 * 1
267 Big Dick American Hero
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V3 *  
268 Even Bigger Dick American Hero V4 ** 1
  UNKNOWN AREA
270 Wall of Mirrors
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V4 2
271 Problem 1 Introductory Circuit VB 2
272 Problem 2 Introductory Circuit VB 2
273 Problem 3 Introductory Circuit VB 2
274 Problem 4 Introductory Circuit V0- 2
275 Un-named problem V0 2
276 Hand's free slab
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V0 1
277 Hand's on Slab
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VB 2
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