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Papa Bear V9 & Papa Bear Left V8

posted May 16, 2020, 10:26 AM by admin   [ updated May 16, 2020, 10:35 AM ]
As boulder problems get repeated the beta evolves towards a more optimum solution. Papa Bear began it's life with a terrifying landing, so people did a more difficult (but secure) beta to reduce the risk.

Sean's super smooth send using the back step jump to the lip was the first major innovation.

https://youtu.be/Ultz3ikTfWw

I used a heel hook for the transition that makes the opening sequence way easier. I can stand comfortably on the bottom shelf and the crux transition becomes casual heel hook instead of an insecure toe hook.

https://youtu.be/QyDD2MF4vFw

Finally, the original top out was chosen arbitrarily for consistency with the old beta. The more obvious and natural exit is left and would have been the original line if the FA was done with the backstep jump.

https://youtu.be/iv7SKj2FMSU
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