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Groth Arete 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A PG13

   
Type:  Boulder, 17'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: Groth
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Submitted By: Chris treggE on Aug 7, 2010

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Description 

Climb up arete on small holds to jugs up high. EZ's guide says "to ledge at 17 feet and off" but the jugs start ~17 feet. It's perhaps 25 feet to the top. You can downclimb or traverse off at the jugs or top it out, I guess.

Location 

Arete ~30 feet left of Watermarks 5.8 on the watermarks wall.

Protection 

Pad.


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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Aug 8, 2010

Good post Chris. I declined to add this problem before because it looked more like a route. Psyched to go back and try it.
By Chris treggE
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From: Madison, WI
Aug 8, 2010

Yeah it really would perhaps be wiser to put a TR on it, it's actually pretty fun though. I climbed up and jumped off many times before committing to the move to the jug(s). After hitting the jugs and contemplating the topout, in the end I downclimbed it. One could top it out if one were so inclined, but not me, and especially not alone with one pad.