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New Topo - Robotic Wall

posted Apr 2, 2013, 5:39 PM by David Quinn   [ updated Apr 2, 2013, 5:47 PM by Ken Goodman ]
The land of confusion has been attracting climbers for nearly 20 year. Despite being one of the oldest areas in the province, the LOC is the gift that keeps on giving. Old areas continue to be rediscovered and new boulders continue to be found. The most recent update is a beautiful tall south facing wall behind Corn and Bung. This area is home to one of Ghislain Losier's lost test pieces: Robotic Mode V9. Zig first put up this impressive traverse in 2006 and it has yet to see a repeat.

Robotic Mode is a stiff looking traverse across the wall's slightly overhanging face on impossibly small holds with a low ball crux. The area is also home to several other nice looking lines including the face project featured below.

Ben Smith working the aesthetic face project at the Robotic Wall in the LOC

Don't be fooled by the paralax distortion in this wide angle panorama - the wall is nicely featured, wide, tall and slightly overhanging