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Denton Calhoun 

Hueco: V11 Font: 8A

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V11 Font: 8A [details]
FA: Michi Tresch, 1999
Season: spring/summer/fall
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Submitted By: AWinters on Dec 17, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: 'Denton Calhoun' v11


Left to right traverse: Start on the left side of the 'Thunder Wall' down low, on a crimp and a gaston. Traverse right, staying low and top out on the right side as 'Natural Philosophy'.


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By Russ Walling
Dec 17, 2007

FA: Michi Tresch, late 1999?

The name: Denton Calhoun, was a guy who probably at one time owned a beater car that Michi bought when he got to the States from Switzerland. Michi drove this car down to my house in Bishop, and it never moved again. The cool part is he found an envelope under the front seat, addressed to Denton Calhoun, and inside was a rambling love letter from full figured woman, complete with snapshots of her naked in the backyard... frolicking with a Pug dog!!! Oh man! Those pictures were on my refrigerator for the next two years or so.....

Just came to me edit: If I recall, Michi shows us the letter and pics in the bouldering video, West Coast Pimp, by Steve Montesanto.
By AWinters
From: NH
Dec 18, 2007

Haha, thanks for the back-story, that's classic...

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