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Corkscrew Boulder
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Battle Of the Bulge, The 
Corkscrew 
Main Squeze, The 

Corkscrew 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Jeff Achey, late '80s, early '90s
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Submitted By: tobin sanson on Mar 15, 2009

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Going for the face in beta.

Description 

Be prepared to scratch your head at this one. Start on the obvious flat rail and make you way up the corner.

Location 

This is the first problem you come to when you arrive at the Corkscrew Boulder.

Protection 

Pad.


Photos of Corkscrew Slideshow Add Photo
Corkscrew: Red <br />The main squeeze: Blue <br />Battle of the Bulge: Green (behind me).
BETA PHOTO: Corkscrew: Red
The main squeeze: Blue
Battle of th...
This is the easy part.
This is the easy part.
Photo: <br />Lynn Sanson.
Photo:
Lynn Sanson.

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By Evan Winn
Sep 19, 2009
rating: V6-7 7A+

Every year the crimp up at about 7 feet gets smaller.

I think ultra-super-technical V6 or regular old V7 is more like it, but I can only send it with the face out 360 beta, which I hear is harder. My legs are a little short for the facing in variation.
By Aeon Aki
Administrator
Jul 30, 2012
rating: V6 7A

FA Jeff Achey, late '80s, early '90s. JA discovered the "corkscrew" beta and called it V6. "The Main Squeeze" the compression arete to the right when facing this problem is his as well and goes at about V8.