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Bear Trap 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 18'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Ned Harris, 2009? SDS Late Sept 2011 Matt Ray
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Pete Z on Oct 27, 2010

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Sarah leaves the crux zone & enters the fear zone ...

Climbing areas reopened after flood MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This uses a stand up start. There is a hard move off the ground, go over a bulge, rock over left using pebble out left, use nice holds to finish, but watch out for the tree.

UPDATE: SDS cleaned by aging boulderer and sent with ease by climber 20 years younger. SDS starts laying down matched on obvious horizontal. Probably in the V7/V8 range and quite good.

Location 

This is in the Bear Creek streambed.

It ascends the left side of boulder directly across from the route 'Thought Control, 5.9'.

Protection 

2-4 pads/spotters. Semi higball.


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Anonymous Coward moves out of the crux of 'Bear Trap,' V7.
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By JDro
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 28, 2011
rating: V7-8 7B

Though not usually the case, the sit start made this problem only better! Matt Ray climbed the tricky sequence through the bottom section and toped out this beautiful highball! (Called it Bear Trap, maybe hard V7 or 8).