Sunday, August 5, 2012
The Sanitas Problem
I first tried this bouldering problem on Mt Sanitas a few years ago. I bailed off the crux move and came down awkward on my crash pad and jacked up my ankle. I haven't done much climbing in the years since but over the past several months I had been climbing pretty strong in the gym. So I decided to give this problem another try. There was not a great place to set up our little Kodak flip video camera where it would show the problem and get a good angle on me climbing, so the first sequence in the video is the holds shot close up after the fact. The crux for me was a small pocketed ledge near the top ridge of the problem. I have to say that finishing the problem felt pretty good.
Much appreciation to my wife Amanda for the excellent spot and moral support.
Music by Jurassic 5.