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Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Travis Melin
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Oct 23, 2010
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Into the gaston on FSM

Description 

Stand start very high up (if you're shorter you will need to stack pads)on a large, diagonal rail for a right hand, and a lower small crimp for a left (since Aaron broke the good jug to start on).

establish feet and fire out left to a good gaston. Get established on a line of crimps and do a big dynamic move to an awesome jug bar. Top out through some more jugs.

I should add that a sit start is probably possible... It would add about 5-6 moves of painful painful V10 crimping. Go for it!


Location 

The very thin crack line about 5 feet left of Fulgora.


Protection 

Pad



Photos of Flying Spaghetti Monster Slideshow Add Photo
Aaron James Parlier on the tiny holds below the proper start (which is the prominent hold above the ones Im grabbing) to "Flying Spaghetti Monster" (V8) <br /> <br />
Aaron James Parlier on the tiny holds below the pr...
Hitting the crossover on FSM (First Ascent)
Hitting the crossover on FSM (First Ascent)
Aaron James Parlier on the start hold (and 2nd ascent) to "Flying Spaghetti Monster" (V8) <br /> <br />
Aaron James Parlier on the start hold (and 2nd asc...
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By TravisMelin
From: Roanoke, VA La Crosse, WI
Oct 23, 2010

some one should verify the rating. Took me longer than fulgora, but I went real smooth today...maybe it was just the temps....

By Aaron James Parlier
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From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
May 5, 2011
rating: V7 7A+

I broke the good hold above the triangle crimp. Now start with a right hand on a very high, big but not great sidepull/pinch hold, and a left hand on a small hold below. The problem is still awesome and highly recommended.

I would call it an easy 8 now? I did the low start off tiny holds into the above mentioned right hand, but didnt link it to the finish... it would go at v9 this way I would guess, but it wouldnt be as fun. I may do it next trip anyway. And also, I found a link up from the sit start that looks possible, but only for strong double digit (v12 or more) climbers... small holds, hard moves, steep face.

By David Barbour
From: Charlotte, NC
Oct 14, 2012

I think the high starting foot broke recently? Felt a little harder today. So sharp, but so good!!

By Aaron James Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Oct 14, 2012
rating: V7 7A+

It broke this summer, but the small feet around it work still yet. Its tough no matter what feet are used! Ive heard every grade from V4-V8 on FSM. So hard to grade.