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Jenw87


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Can anyone explain how highball boulderers actually get down from them?

The one that sticks in my mind is Lisa Rands on 'A Slice of Paradise - V10.'

Thanks :)


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downclimb the path of least resistance.


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http://www.archithings.com/...-at-icuee/2009/10/13


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Nice!Wink


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Dean Potter highball bouldering


erisspirit


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jump












(please don't jump.... not without a parachute... and high enough to use it)


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erisspirit wrote:
jump
Didn't you just have knee surgery?


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sungam wrote:
erisspirit wrote:
jump
Didn't you just have knee surgery?
I'm not very good at getting down from boulder problems


edge


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I've seen, and in no particular order of occurence or recommendation:

* Downclimbing an easier route
* Ladder
* Jumping onto a ton of stacked pads
* Leaping to an adjoining tree and downclimbing/shinnying down it
* Having a rope and harness waiting for you at the top
* Falling


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erisspirit wrote:
sungam wrote:
erisspirit wrote:
jump
Didn't you just have knee surgery?
I'm not very good at getting down from boulder problems
I'm not very good at getting up them Unsure


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Jenw87 wrote:
Can anyone explain how highball boulderers actually get down from them?

The one that sticks in my mind is Lisa Rands on 'A Slice of Paradise - V10.'

Thanks :)



Oh wait...you asked how they got down NOT how do you get them down!

JB


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spikeddem wrote:
erisspirit wrote:
sungam wrote:
erisspirit wrote:
jump
Didn't you just have knee surgery?
I'm not very good at getting down from boulder problems
I'm not very good at getting up them Unsure

now that you mention it, The sudden descent while attempting to go up the problem was the actual issue.


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