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Expanding Man 

Hueco: V9 Font: 7C

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V9 Font: 7C [details]
FA: Tim Kemple?
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Submitted By: Tristan Perry on Aug 20, 2007

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Description 

Think expansion. Start sitting with left hand on the arete and the right hand on a good sidepull. Pull up and snag a perfect crimp with your right hand. Bump left hand up the arete. Crouch and dyno for all you're worth to the great jug above. Control the swing and you're in! Push out the mantle, of course.

Location 

On left side of a face that's stacked with crimpy problems on the Method Boulder

Protection 

Pad for the uneven landing


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By Troy Fauteux
From: Hopkinton NH
Jul 20, 2016

Hard committing moves. Good problem but a little to sharp and scary for me to call this classic. Footage starts at 2:56
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Jul 21, 2016

Nice Troy. I'm happy to see that you stuck the dyno with one hand because it's good to know that it goes that way. Every time I hit the lip with one hand the swing is pretty hard to hold, but I can't get the double clutch method to work for me, so it seems like one hand will have to do for me. Crazy swing that way though.

This climb definitely favors the tall.

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