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Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Bill Patton
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Submitted By: Colin R on Apr 16, 2010

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Unknown (Canadian?) climber on Boomerang, V6

Description 

On the steep underside of Asteroid Boulder uphill from the Impossible Problem. Grab an upside-down layback hold, smear your feet and gun for a sloping crimp just shy of the lip. Some tricky footwork is needed to grab the lip, then mantle. Shares the same start at Pulled Pork

Location 

Located on the Asteroid Boulder uphill from the Impossible Problem

Protection 

boulder


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By Colin R
From: Ottawa, ON
Apr 17, 2010

Got the second ascent back in 2001. I thought it was an FA at the time but unknowingly, Bill Patton had done it the day before. He let me name it none the less. Props to the General....
By Keyan P
From: Burlington, VT
Oct 15, 2012

I was under the impression that this problem started with a large sideways dyno to the left followed by a heel hook. The climber in the photo is definitely doing something else. Is the way I am thinking a variation?
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Oct 16, 2012
rating: V6 7A

You can do it a couple different ways. All are pretty much the same grade, and less a 'variation' and more of a style preference.
By Colin R
From: Ottawa, ON
Apr 5, 2013

The way the guy in the photo is doing it is the way I first did it and I am pretty sure Bill did it that way too. One big left hand move (I kind of swing to it) to a flat crimp, then heel or toe hook and hit the lip with the right followed by a mantle...