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Blaow 

Hueco: V10 Font: 7C+

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V10 Font: 7C+ [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 30, 2007

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Aaron generating power off of the tiny crimps

Description 

Start high on two crimps above head height (they are bad!!) Deadpoint all points off to jug up and left. It looks possible, but it isn't.

For a V5 boulderer I have decent crimp strenght. I can support my body weight on these crimps and pull up with feet on, but man i can't imagine what kind of training it would take for me to feel confident dyno-ing off these crimps.

Location 

Left of Ride the Lightning, right of Terrorist.

Protection 

Pad and spotter strong enough to catch you, so you can commit.


Photos of Blaow Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Me sending Blaow
Me sending Blaow
Rock Climbing Photo: Blaow
Blaow
Rock Climbing Photo: Noah going for it
Noah going for it
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron sending Blaow first go.
Aaron sending Blaow first go.

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By BDalhaus
Administrator
From: Bangor, ME
Mar 6, 2008

There is also a variation that heads up and right. Pull on to the two crimps, cross left hand up to a decent sidepull, then follow the holds straight up.
By Mike Thompson
From: Manchester NH
Mar 6, 2008

whats the rating on the variation?
By BDalhaus
Administrator
From: Bangor, ME
Mar 7, 2008

The variation is also supposed to be about V10
By Jeremiah Johnson
From: Contoocook, NH
Mar 7, 2008

The variation is also good (maybe better in my opinion) from a jump start - grab the better of the two crimps with your right hand and jump to the pinch. Not v10 if you jump though.
By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Jul 11, 2013

My old nemesis...
By Troy Fauteux
From: Hopkinton NH
Jun 17, 2016
rating: V9-10 7C+

So after doing this climb last weekend I got Aaron on it and the left starting hold definitely broke some after he sent. Nothing major but there is now a little groove for you to put your left hand pinky in making it slightly more comfortable in my opinion. It's not anything significant but I figured It was worth noting. The first clip in this video it was definitely not broken yet.
By Graham O.
Jul 6, 2016

One of the best single moves in the park.

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