The utter pleasure it is to climb the new Boulder Set at our Lincoln, RI location. Awesome, truly awesome. Check ‘em, out!
As always I’d like to thanks the setters who made it out for this session. Dave Jusseaume, Keith Nadeau, Kump, Paul Rightmeyer, Chris Simpson, Danny Howard, and Lary Norin (?!?). Yes folks, Lary came out of retirement for this one. He only got one problem up, but its a doozy!
So…we listened to our feedback box and changed the following:
1) We set 60 problems this time around (see graph for grade distribution). In this case, less is more. Last set there were 70 problems which led to much confusion and much too much tape and route label removal by the “Bad Footwork Patrol”*
Less Problems + Less Tape & Labels = (hopefully) Less Confusion + Happy Climbers
2) We listed the Boulder Problems 1 thru 60 with an appropriate grade. Simple. Effective. Obvious.
Thats it!?! Keep the feedback coming. Just remember the following… Comments about routes being reachy and sandbagged will be ignored. You’ve been warned**
*Helpful hints for the “Bad Footwork Patrol”…
Watch your foot as you place it on the hold. Put it on the hold only…do not place it 5-6 inches above the hold then scrape it down the wall before it finally comes to rest on the desired hold. Don’t drag your toes up the wall either.
By following the tips above you will prevent premature tape and label removal as well as make yourself a better climber…win win situation.
**Please don’t take the ramblings of the head setter as either being serious or funny.