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Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Andy Patterson? Maybe? Correct me if I'm wrong...
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Submitted By: Sean Denny on Apr 23, 2011

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This is it. This is THE CLIMB of Potter's Point. Is there anything about this climb that isn't awesome? Well, maybe the landing, but that just makes this line even more proud.
Sit start matched on the big flake. Make some burly moves up and left until reaching a good edge at the lip of the steep overhang. Break right using some small intermediates to a crystalline crimp in the middle of the dimpled face. Execute some dark sorcery and hit the inviting gaston jug. Hero jug to top out.


The middle of the striking overhanging face of the Debra Boulder. Same start as Jenny.


Pads and spotters. There is a nice boulder right in the crux landing zone. Protect-able, just pay attention.

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By andy patterson
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Oct 29, 2011
rating: V8 7B

I've always roped up at Caveman when visiting Potter's Point, so the bouldering was only a vague mystery, just meters away. Of course, I had to check out this problem, given all the buzz. Matching the little sharp crimp was pretty devious. Great powerful moves.
By Sean Denny
From: Portland
Nov 1, 2011

Congrats! I do believe you're the first to finish this one.
I had to leave soon after getting all the moves, so I never got to send. Looking forward to getting back on it.

I'm glad to hear that folks are continuing to boulder at Potter's, that place definitely deserves some love.
By JSlack
Nov 7, 2011

Nice work Andy! Glad to see this thing finally go. I'm shocked that, after two years, that starting block is still attached.
By Trevor V.
From: Santa Barbara, Ca
May 16, 2012
rating: V8-9 7B+

So the tiny crimp you had to do a really bad match on....is even worse now. I broke a small part on the far left which allowed you to get your ring finger on solid. Now it sucks.
By andy patterson
From: Santa Barbara, CA
May 17, 2012
rating: V8 7B

Bummer. I guess everybody's hands are different, but when I did it, I think my ring-finger (left hand) slipped off, leaving just a few sorry pads for the crux. I recall there being a sharp little crystal too.
By Tim King
Jan 25, 2013

Ah, I only got to give this one a few proper burns as we exhausted extra time and energy at Skofield prior, but I was able to match and start making the move for the jug (hit it, but not properly). To me, the crimp felt big enough that you could grab the far right side with your right hand (almost like a mini-knob), and come into the match with enough room for your left. I dunno, felt about an 8 to me, but I'll have to wait for the send to really say. It's just a drastically different style when compared to Dancing Outlaw (crimps vs slopes).

Here's a little clip of Sean making quick work (says about an 8):
Two From SB
(bonus G.Hippy send at the end)
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