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Counselor Moon 

Hueco: V7+ Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7+ Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Chris Hirsch
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Nov 22, 2006
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Description 

One of the best V7's in Minnesota, and unique for Sawmill. This problem is a stand start on the slot jug, then immediately goes onto the 45 overhang. With these nice skin-friendly holds, work your way up the center of the face towards the dihedral. Prepare for a cool but scary finish move. Be careful of the huge opening to your right.


Protection 

I would recommend 3 pads at the least, drape one pad over the large boulder and attach one of it's straps on the tree stump to hold it.



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Setting up for the hard finish moves. <br />photo: B. Fellenz
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Counselor Moon climbs the right side of the overhanging face of the Slab side of the split boulder...confusing?
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By ferrells
From: Minneapolis, MN
Nov 19, 2007
rating: V7+ 7A+

I agree with the description above. The best problem I ever did or tried at Sawmill, probably one of the best problems I've ever been on. Bring at least two spotters and three or four pads, though.

By chris deulen
From: Merriam, Kansas
Oct 18, 2008
rating: V8 7B

I haven't been on every problem in Minnesota, but I can say this is the best conquest I've had since I've moved here. 4 stars all the way. Super classic ending. I have secret beta for the crux if anyone wants it.

By nicros fivten
Oct 25, 2010
rating: V7- 7A+

The standard for v7 in the area and in the state. One of the "big 3" of V7's.

-Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground, Swedes Forest
-Mike's Left, Taylor Falls
-Counselor Moon, Sawmill

Climb all the problems and you can climb v7 anywhere.