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Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Greg Parker
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Submitted By: Joshua Dreher on Oct 15, 2009

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Description 

Stellar compression problem. Start laying very low under the steep arete. Grab the two lowest holds, pull on and climb. The first three moves are the crux followed by a few moderate moves to a reachy final move off of an edge to reach the top.


Location 

right side of boulder


Protection 

Pads and a spot



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By Greg Parker
Administrator
Oct 16, 2009

Blake cleaned and worked out this problem. He showed it to me and I managed the FA. He did it immediately after me.

By Joshua Dreher
From: Bremerton, WA
Oct 19, 2009

The start on this problem can be confusing. Start on the absolute lowest holds on the overhanging arete. If you start on the two holds higher this reduces the difficulty to around V5 or 6.

By ferrells
Jun 24, 2012

It's kind of hard to tell where to top out based on this description. I did find a good edge out right, but thought that was the top out for the 6. Also there's a slopey pocket on the face straight up. And there are powerful undercling moves and a crimp seam out left. Clarification?

By Greg Parker
Administrator
Jun 24, 2012

You work into the undercling on the right face and go straight up from there. You'll be standing directly on top of the slopey rail. There's video of it at the following link:



It's the 2nd problem beginning at about 0:46. Hope this clarifies it a bit!