Beauty and the Beast
|Consensus: || Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]|
|FA: ||Urs Moosmuller|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||242|
|Submitted By: ||urs on May 21, 2013|
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BETA PHOTO: Beauty and the Beast. Pretty blank lookin!
The route climbs up a bulging prow through non existant holds. The climbing style is similar in nature to Blue with a really thin slab move once you reach the jug edge. Starts with your left hand on a small iron band crimp and a right hand on the higher iron band crimp then head up and left to a sloper then straight up to the top. I spent about thirty minutes cleaning off all the lichen that had built up on the boulder so I think it is an FA, but if anyone knows information about an earlier ascent please leave a comment.
Located between paint can arete and the bads. From paint can arete follow the trail toward the bads and it will be on your left right where the trail takes a sharp turn left.
The landing is flat and is on one of the established trails. A couple of pads makes this problem very safe.
Sticking the opening crux sloper.