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Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
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Submitted By: BrianWinslow on Oct 30, 2007

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Art cranking out the start.


A great route that combines lots of burl and reach with a bit o' technique. Start under the roof and climb out on decent holds, then onto the face on some crimps. Get yourself established and make a big move to the left to a small rail. From there the moves get easier, pinch a cool quarts nob and top out.


On the swirly boulder, to the left of the tree on the left of "Child of the Storm." Starts from a sit under the low roof.


pads and spotters, the top out is kind of high.

Photos of Amnesia Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Snagging the thin sidepull that signals the start ...
Snagging the thin sidepull that signals the start ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching the crux
Approaching the crux
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux. Seth Hamel Photo.
The crux. Seth Hamel Photo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Balancy top section.
BETA PHOTO: Balancy top section.
Rock Climbing Photo: End of the traverse section. Photo by Meg.
BETA PHOTO: End of the traverse section. Photo by Meg.

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By Lanky
From: Tired
Jun 23, 2008

AKA Sally Goes to a Rave. I like this problem, but I've heard it's tough on folks 5-8 and shorter. Not that that should stop anyone from trying it!
By Brad Fauteux
From: Hopkinton, NH
Jan 4, 2016
rating: V5-6 6C+

Got on this route yesterday. There is trick beta for shorter people. There is a micro/ credit card crimp that can be used as an intermediate from the flake to the rail. It isn't much but it allows you to push up off the flake and balance out as you grab the rail.
By Graham O.
Jul 27, 2016
rating: V5+ 6C+

Sent yesterday! Awesome problem, really throws a lot at you. One of the best of its grade in Pway!

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