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Grape Ape 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Doug Rouse
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Submitted By: doug rouse on Sep 30, 2008

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Description 

Start Grape Ape from the Heli. Dir. Start holds. Go up with the L. hand past the usual rail, to the large two-sided hold used in the original Helicopter line (a long stretch close to 6'). Work the feet, bring right hand up to the pyramid shaped hold along the lower rail, cross over with the left hand to the next hold on the lower rail. Feet again, then shoot up to the triangular pinch with the right hand. Get established, then move the L. hand to the large undercling slot just right of the lower rail (left of the Center Route pinch). Set up on the pinch, and undercling, then hit the lip with your right hand to finish. Very core intensive, and a positive ape index helps.

Location 

Left side of the Hole.

Protection 

Spotter / pads.


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By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Sep 30, 2008

Grape Ape is an alternate start to "Reality Bites", an old Twinam route that shares the finish...which can be a ripper if you don't stick the lip solid.
By Luke Childers
Sep 20, 2009

I think I got all the holds right for this one!! Cool eliminate and powerful moves as well!!
By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Dec 30, 2009

Right on, Luke! This one is now "off the list"...too much skin left on the edge of the roof!