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Commando 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: Dick Cilley
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Submitted By: Andrew Ryder on Nov 30, 2007

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Description 

Sit start at two undercling/sidepulls and climb the black streak past a left hand crimp, finishing with a lunge to the lip. The easiest variation uses the arete for the right hand. Make it harder by eliminating the arete, or even harder by crossing right hand to the crimp and pulling through. The boulder at right is off.

Location 

Around the middle of the area is a prominent cleft beneath a small roof (this is Centerpiece.) Commando starts a couple yards to the right and follows the black streak.

Protection 

Good landing, pads are nice but not necessary.


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Lil Nikki going Commando
Lil Nikki going Commando
Commando is on the right
BETA PHOTO: Commando is on the right

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By Dean Hoffman
Dec 12, 2007
rating: V2-3 5+

Great problem with multiple eliminates possible, throw off the low holds, or try crossing right hand to crimp and firing to the lip, think this might be a Mattson Problem.
By Tavis Ricksecker
From: Bishop, ca
Feb 25, 2008

I think the original version didn't use the corner... This always felt like it should be harder than V5 though. :)
By Colin Cox
Jan 14, 2010

The original Commando goes to the crimp with the right hand,...left hand to the top - the hardest way(B1). I prefer left hand to the crimp, right hand to the top, with the arete off. Same holds, different hands, much easier (V3). Add the arete and it gets even easier.