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Blood Brothers 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder, 1 pitch, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Greg Haverstock
Season: Late spring through fall
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Submitted By: Tavis Ricksecker on Jan 31, 2012

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Ken sticks the crux move of Blood Brothers


An amazing line. Start as for Groove and Arete, then make tough moves left around the arete, finding a low crimp on the left face. Right hand goes to a meat hook hold high on the arete itself. Walk your feet up and slap way up and left for that distant sloper (crux). Now slab it up to the top!


Just left of Groove and Arete



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Rock Climbing Photo: Bearing down on Blood Brothers
Bearing down on Blood Brothers
Rock Climbing Photo: TJ slaps for the meat hook hold on Blood Brothers
TJ slaps for the meat hook hold on Blood Brothers

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Apr 26, 2013
rating: V7-8 7B

For those who cannot do it in one long move (and it is a very LONG move!), good technique and/or trickery will allow for a series of steady bumps along poor slopers in order to reach the big, distant sloper.

Rocking onto the slab is not as easy as it looks, especially if you're tired/pumped. Be prepared!
By Tavis Ricksecker
From: Bishop, ca
Jan 26, 2014

Agree with all of the above. I've switched my beta to the bump method as well. And I find the slab move hard as well. Feels very hard for v7
By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
Sep 13, 2014

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