Here is the compilation video from Sunday April 14, 2013 in Great Barrington, MA. Despite waking up to snow falling in Fulton County and downpours as we passed through Albany, it turned out to be a really nice day at Reservoir Rocks. Sully and I had our sights set on a potential new boulder problem on the "Dump Truck" boulder that was a combination of "Dump Truck" and "One Ton" that climbed the belly of the steep overhanging block using the crack system from "Dump Truck" and some small arete features typically used as foot holds on "One Ton". I felt that the boulder problem was a solid V6/7 as it was quite sustained and the crux moves occured near the end of the climb. I ended up sending it on my second try that day but topped out the same as "Dump Truck". After some lunch and further investigation, I concluded that the climb really should top out at the arete (to the left of Dump Truck). After sending the climb in this fashion, "Tonka"- V6/7 was born. To any Great Barrington locals, if this climb has already been established, please fill me in on the details...I think it climbs really well!
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