Use it as a pinch, a ledge, or as a crimp.


With four distinct sides to this hold, you will never get bored of this hold on your wall. 

The main sides of this hold slope in the 20 to 30-degree range expose the climber to a pinch that requires you to bare down. The granite texture does offer rock-like catches here and there for you to settle onto the hold. 

On the narrow top of the hold, a small 1/2" wide crimp runs perpendicular to the wall. You can grip it straight on, forcing your fingers into a stacked orientation, or you can turn your hand pinky towards the wall. Even on low-angled walls such as vertical, this part of the hold, being the easiest to grip, will feel no less than V2+. It is not a beginner's hold. 

On the wide bottom of the hold is a sloper with a few bumps that you can zone in on to try and crimp. Saying you can crimp on the sloper is a stretch considering the bumps that have any purchase are subtle and require you to grip it as you would bouldering outside on real rock. 

Another way to set this hold is as a ledge. Each side has a 10-degree slope difference, distinguishing one side from the other. Though this hold looks like a pinch, consider setting with this hold as a ledge on wall angles up to 25 degrees overhanging feeling V5. On vertical, expect a V2/3 ledge that slopes. 

On a 45-degree wall, this is the in-your-face hard pinch coming at V8 in the easiest of setting orientations. 

  • SIZE: 5-1/8" wide x 12-3/8" tall x 3-1/2" standing off the wall. 
  • V2+ on vertical walls. 
  • V5 on 25-degree overhanging walls.
  • V8 on 45-degree overhanging walls. 
  • TEXTURE: Rock-like granite texture.