Northeast's Best Voting Update

Just updated the results to date on the voting for the best boulder problems (V1 through V12+) in the Northeast.  Click here to check out the results and cast your vote!   Here is a summary of the results so far:

V1: Zig Zag Crack at Rumney, 77 votes (62% of the votes), Cream at Pawtuckaway, 19 votes

V2: The Wave at Lincoln Woods, 33 votes (26% of the votes), The Whip at Pawtuckaway, 31 votes

V3: Hobbit Hole at Pawtuckaway, 47 votes (39% of the votes), The Pond Cave Traverse at Lincoln Woods, 24 votes

V4: Overlooked at Pawtuckaway, 47 votes (28% of the votes), Heart of Glass at Lincoln Woods, 44 votes

V5: Sleeping Giant at Happy Valley, 26 votes (28% of the votes), Snooze Button at Great Barrington, 15 votes

V6: Ride the Lightning at Pawtuckaway, 37 votes (46% of the votes), Coitus, Snow Mountain, 14 votes

V7: Homefront Arete in Central CT, 18 votes (16%),  The Buddha at the Gunks, 15 votes

V8: Appetite for Destruction at Farley, 40 votes (40% of the votes), Dopeman at Pawtuckaway, 13 votes

V9: Pipe Dreams at Farley, 34 votes (62% of the votes), Barbed Wire at Lincoln Woods, 9 votes

V10: Speed of Life at Farley, 24 votes (47% of the votes), Babies with Rabies at Farley, 8 votes

V11: Suspect Device in Central CT, 16 votes (34% of the votes), Pretty Bloc Swag at Pawtuckaway, 10 votes

V12+: Roses and Bluejays at Great Barrington, 15 votes (65% of the votes), Touching the Sky at Smuggler's Notch, 4 votes

The V7 grade is definitely the most competitive grade with Roses and Bluejays having the largest percentage of votes.  Pawtuckaway seems to be the place for the easier grades with top problems at V1, V2, V3, V4, and  V6, while Farley seems to be the place for the harder grades with top problems at V8, V9, and V10.  Overall, Pawtuckaway has garnered the most total votes with 251, with Lincoln Woods second at 165 total votes, and Farley third at 156 total votes.  Voting is still open, so these results can still change.

Anne Skidmore nearing the topout of The Wave, at Lincoln Woods, RI.  Photograph by Joe McLoughlin.

Anne Skidmore nearing the topout of The Wave, at Lincoln Woods, RI.  Photograph by Joe McLoughlin.