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Bates Eliminate 

Hueco: V7-8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Barry Bates
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Submitted By: Bruce Morris on Oct 17, 2002

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Mike Hernandez firing the Bates' Eliminate in 1981...


Ascend the face to the left of Mr. Magoo on the Magoo Rock via two incredible small finger holds. The ascent can be made harder via an sit down start (sds) first down by Chris Scharma five years ago that is rated V10.


No pro. Boulder problem.

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Rock Climbing Photo: two crimps, horrible feet, one move wonder to top ...
BETA PHOTO: two crimps, horrible feet, one move wonder to top ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bates Eliminate... maybe done the right way?
Bates Eliminate... maybe done the right way?

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By Ian G.
From: PDX, OR
Apr 25, 2009

How hard is the "non-eliminate" Bates Problem? Going up and left to the jug instead of making the move up and right?
By Jonathan Williams
From: Minneapolis
May 31, 2010

.... sour grapes....
old school classic. non eliminate goes one move right to the angled crimp, then left hand to the lip arete.
hard. cool temps help.

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