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Desperate 

Hueco: V2 Font: 5+

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
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Submitted By: Aeon Aki on Mar 27, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Ian on Desperate.

Description 

Despite the name, this is a very enjoyable problem and would make a great warm-up for anyone trying to send some of the harder problems in the Closet. Climb the face using the arete with your right hand. It looks like a SDS has been done which would make the problem quite a bit harder.

Location 

The obvious face to your right when facing the Bad Genes Boulder.

Protection 

Spot your landing off to the left as there are some ankle twisting rocks


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By Emerson Takahashi
From: SLC, UT
Oct 24, 2011
rating: V1+ 5

The SDS of this boulder does not add a grade, just a move, and possibly some uncomfort.

With both hands, you can just follow that little crimp rail all the way up to the top
By atp
From: Clairemont Mesa, CA
Oct 5, 2014
rating: V3 6A

Via the guide book for this problem says it is a sit start (at the low jug same as desperado) and head right to the arete. I thought it was noticeably harder than Desperado v1, fun climbing none the less!