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High Noon 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder, 16'
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: John Bachar
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Submitted By: RTM on Apr 6, 2003

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Ian Huang playing around on High Noon

Description 

A vertical, flaring crack that rises 15 ft. above the center of the Gunsmoke traverse.

Climb juggy rails up to a vertical crack with a big move to the sloping lip. An easy mantel gets you onto the ledge, ending the problem. Walk off the ramp to the left.

Protection 

A pad may be desirable as the ground is hard packed dirt.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Working up towards the vertical crack of High Noon...
Working up towards the vertical crack of High Noon...
Rock Climbing Photo: Seth working on High Noon
Seth working on High Noon
Rock Climbing Photo: Nicholas Rondilone on High Noon. Photo by Daniel T...
Nicholas Rondilone on High Noon. Photo by Daniel T...
Rock Climbing Photo: Myself on High Noon - Natalie Duran
Myself on High Noon - Natalie Duran
Rock Climbing Photo: High Noon Topo
BETA PHOTO: High Noon Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Drew Wang working High Noon
Drew Wang working High Noon
Rock Climbing Photo: Cedar Wright on "High Noon". Photo by Bl...
Cedar Wright on "High Noon". Photo by Bl...
Rock Climbing Photo: "High Noon" Photo by Blitzo.
"High Noon" Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: "High Noon" photo by Blitzo.
"High Noon" photo by Blitzo.

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By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Jan 14, 2007
rating: V5 6C

You'll want a pad or two for sure. Bottom moves are easier for tall people, but a hand/foot match up high may favor short folks. Crux sidepull is not as good as you expect and feels much better on a cold day. The mantle is easy, but the holds/crack toward the back of the shelf often have sand/dirt on them..may want to go up top and brush them off beforehand. Not strength intensive, but somewhat committing. Easiest descent is to continue up from the mantle about 8' following a low angle handcrack, then go straight back until you can walk down easy ledges angling left.
By Evan1984
Dec 27, 2009

+1 for a pad...at least for us roped up wimps
By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
Jan 3, 2012


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