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Fist Fight 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: Mike Lohre
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Submitted By: John W. Knoernschild on Apr 8, 2012

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Description 

You'll find this monster directly below Brinton's Buttress. Move down through the talus until you come upon a large overhanging boulder with a huge roof fist crack. The Good - it's a giant roof crack. The Bad - it's painful as hell. Tape is highly recommended.

Location 

Too the left of the Murder for Midgets boulder

Protection 

Bring like 3-4 pads for this one. The second half protects well, but the first half is kinda shitty.


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Stu
Stu
Mr. Mix getting deep inside....
Mr. Mix getting deep inside....
Armpit deep and still thrashing. Screen shot from a video.
Armpit deep and still thrashing. Screen shot from ...
Thar she blows!
Thar she blows!
Vinny...lovin' it!
Vinny...lovin' it!

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By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Apr 8, 2012

This thing is quite amazing. Hurts like hell, but it draws you in...you can't fight it...you must climb it.
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Apr 9, 2012

Is this thing really V6?! How wide is this crack? It looks like 4" and maybe a fist crack? I gotta snag the FA when I'm back in town so ya'll best not waste your time trying to claim it. Suckas!
By Tradoholic
Apr 9, 2012

Wow, this looks my style, I want it.
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Apr 10, 2012

I dunno, could be V8+, or V4, personally I have no idea how to jam anything past fist, so I couldn't really tell lol

I think if you reach deep enough it could stay fist jams, but it slowly widens towards the lip.
By EB
From: Winona
Apr 10, 2012

This looks tasty! Gonna definitely git on it next time down there.
By Ryan Strong
From: Golden, CO
Apr 10, 2012

What size crack is that?
By Tradoholic
Apr 11, 2012

Mr Mix sent yesterday. Big deep fists are needed. I could barely get it started and took a nasty upside down fall, several pads are good with some creative spotting.
By sweatpants
From: Broomfield, CO
Apr 11, 2012

If I had a quarter for each time someone told me that 'Big deep fists are needed'...
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Apr 11, 2012

Wow that was fast! Nice job Mike!
By Mr. Mix
From: Sauk City, WI
Apr 11, 2012

Thanks to Remo, Vinny, and Nick for helping me drag down a stack of pads and attempting to spot me. This is definitely a unique climb. I'm hoping other crack lovers will get on this. It is easy to find about 100 feet under Gill's Nose at the base of a huge white pine. The crack is about 4 inches wide and tapers as it goes up (big fists will fit low in the crack, smaller handed folks need to shove their arms much further up. I started fists and feet in the crack as far right as I could and slowly (and painfully) made my way out. It takes a special kind of person to like this one! John could you change the name to "Fist Fight".
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Apr 11, 2012

Name changed. Whats ur grade on this Mike?
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Apr 13, 2012

This is the most impressive thing I have seen Mr. Mix do. Great work Mike!
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Apr 15, 2012

Thx buddy.
By highnoonhilltopper
Apr 30, 2012

a real blue collar problem! v5 or under.
By Tradoholic
May 5, 2012

I think for the true send one would have to get as deep as possible in the back of the alcove without their back touching the other rock and their feet facing out, then shuffle the fists a bit until they can swing the legs around to the back. I don't think it has been sent this way yet. All of us thus far were starting roughly in the middle of the crack with out feet facing inward.
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
May 5, 2012

The full line is hereby called Deep Fisting.
By Dobbe
May 6, 2012

Chris would that not be Double Deep Fisting!!