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Eschew Obfuscuity 

Hueco: V5-6 Font: 6C+

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5-6 Font: 6C+ [details]
FA: T. Melin
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Sep 26, 2008

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Josh cruising up EO.

Description 

Squat start in diagonal undercling rail, move up to two good crimps. Head up using some small slopes on the left and underclings on the right. The crux is squeezing hard enough to bring your feet up high enough to reach the final pocket. As with its neighbor to the right the sit start does add some difficulty but just isn't that fun.

Location 

Face or very blunt arete just left of Testtickler

Protection 

pad, tree


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E.O.
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On the send run...  April 09.  Tricky problem but ...
On the send run... April 09. Tricky problem but ...
Seth walking the feet.
Seth walking the feet.
Ellen working Eschew.
Ellen working Eschew.

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By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Sep 27, 2008
rating: V5-6 6C+

Tree. Good one. :)
By TravisMelin
From: Roanoke, VA La Crosse, WI
Oct 5, 2008

yea, you should have seen my bounce off of it when the undercling busted mid way up the route. I would have landed 6 feet out in the woods, instead I dropped right in the middle of the pad:)
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Apr 29, 2009
rating: V5-6 6C+

This is a really good problem, a must do if your at the ridge.
By Dobbe
Nov 12, 2009

Super good problem! Nice techy feet.
By Langlois
From: NYC
Nov 15, 2009
rating: V5-6 6C+

My favorite problem at barrel ridge
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Nov 16, 2009
rating: V5-6 6C+

Nice work Ryan!!
By Langlois
From: NYC
Nov 17, 2009
rating: V5-6 6C+

Thanks Remo, super fun balancy problem