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Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Travis Melin
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Oct 23, 2010

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Into the gaston on FSM


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!


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



Photos of Flying Spaghetti Monster Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron James Parlier on the tiny holds below the pr...
Aaron James Parlier on the tiny holds below the pr...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hitting the crossover on FSM (First Ascent)
Hitting the crossover on FSM (First Ascent)
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron James Parlier on the start hold (and 2nd asc...
Aaron James Parlier on the start hold (and 2nd asc...

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By TravisMelin
From: Portland, OR, Roanoke, VA L
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
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 D B
From: Denver
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
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.

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