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In the Beginning 

Hueco: V1 Font: 5

   
Type:  Boulder, 13'
Original:  Hueco: V1 Font: 5 [details]
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Submitted By: Jay Samuelson on Jul 26, 2007

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Description 

This is the northeast arete on the cube, just east of Breashears crack II. Start on a good undercling for the left hand and an alright pinch on the arete for the right hand, find some feet, and stand up. Once you hit the next ledge from here, the problem eases up quite a bit, but with fun movement up good ledges all the way to the top. Moves somewhat left off of the arete.

Protection 

A pad would be nice for the topout


Photos of In the Beginning Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Derek warming up.
Derek warming up.
Rock Climbing Photo: In the Beginning.
In the Beginning.
Rock Climbing Photo: Will topping out on 'In the Beginning'.
Will topping out on 'In the Beginning'.
Rock Climbing Photo: Resting on the jug rail at the top.
Resting on the jug rail at the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: First time going outside bouldering.
First time going outside bouldering.

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By TJ Binkley
From: Denver Co
Jun 5, 2010

Good warmup...don't fall off though.
By Sean Wolf
From: Denver, CO
Sep 16, 2010
rating: V1+ 5

Low crux. Jugs at the top, don't be intimidated.
By GabeO
From: New Haven, CT
Jun 6, 2012

Felt harder than V1 to me, but I'm not really a boulderer, so my opinion ain't worth much.
By Julia Gulia
May 6, 2014

This may be an easy problem, but it is so much fun. Great climb to do a few laps on as a warm-up.
By Brett Billings
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jun 26, 2015
rating: V2 5+

From the LH undercling and right hand pinch, getting established and the moves to get both hands up before the next move to hit the jug felt V2 to me. Starting at the holds below the jug and up feels closer to V1.
By David Tennant
From: Denver, CO
Sep 14, 2015
rating: V1 5 R

I suggest checking out the finish from the top first before committing to the final moves. It'll give you a lot more confidence knowing where that last jug on the right is before topping out. Found using the sidepull on the left instead of the undercling for the start made the start way more straightforward and less bunched up.

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