Follow Five Ten

  • Facebook Page: 48708964129
  • Twitter: 5ten
  • Vimeo: fiveten
  • YouTube: FiveTenTV

A work in progress - Check Your Head - Sam Hayden

 
A work in progress - Check Your Head - Sam Hayden
 
February 14, 2012 - 
 

Went to P-Way today, 20 degrees, the friction was great, but I figured out later that my fingers had been numbed by the cold and I didn't feel the terrible burning pain in my fingers that I have now.  My dad got me up at 7:00am...-10 at our house!  We headed south hoping the temps would increase and thankfully they did.  I worked a V9 there called Check Your Head and found it was definitely one of the more challenging problems at P-Way, I gave it 36 tries and after an hour and a half of almost getting past the crux I was beat.  I guess that's what you get for being just barely short enough that you can't reach the one hold that is the most important.  Hopefully though I'll get a chance to go back and try it again sometime, definitely a worthwhile problem.  Anybody have any beta on Check your Head for a person under five feet tall?  Truly bouldering is about trying to solve the puzzle so my dad and I put together a video of my attempts.  Next time...

Looking forward to east coast tour in March and Colorado in April!!!

 

Join the Community

Popular Stories

Projecting in Rifle - Nicholas Milburn
06-28-2014 - 
I started my summer with three goals: send The Crew (5.14c) in Rifle,...
A Change of Pace: Tahoe Bouldering - Urs Moosmuller
Urs Moosmuller
06-28-2014 - 
I am now in Reno, NV after a brutal 32 hour drive from...
Rock and Ice Photo Camp 2014 - Delaney Miller
Delaney Miller
07-01-2014 - 
This year’s Rock and Ice photo camp was another great experience! It took...
The Future of Comp Climbing? - Josh Levin
Josh Levin
07-04-2014 - 
The first time I stepped foot in Arco, Italy three years ago for...