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Hueco: V2+ Font: 5+

   
Type:  Boulder, 25'
Consensus:  Hueco: V2+ Font: 5+ [details]
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Submitted By: JamieRe on Mar 23, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: the R to L Traverse

Description 

Fun traverse start on the right go left.


Location 

Left of Iron Cross Boulder


Protection 

Couple pads



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By tscupp
From: Cincinnati, OH
Apr 15, 2010
rating: V2+ 5+

Fun, but the feet through the middle section really make this hard. They are just a little bit too high/small to make the crimps/jugs feel good.

By chris21
May 11, 2010
rating: V2 5+

a fun traverse right to left

there is a good kneebar at the left end for those who want to shake it out then traverse back to the right for an extra challenge(probably v3)

By M Sprague
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From: New England
Jan 21, 2012

FA - Mack Johnson from CT and Brown graduate student, early '80s

By S. Neoh
Jan 25, 2012

Classic, though a little sharp on the hands even after soooo many years of being climbed.
Mark/Joe, what is the record for the number of laps (back and forth) done in a single go? Somehow the number 13 rings a bell. I think PeterM once did 12.

By M Sprague
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From: New England
Jan 25, 2012

I was trying to remember what my record was, but for some reason it is not coming to me ;). Pete doing 12 or 13 sounds possible though. When completely wired it is almost more of when your skin wears off then pumping out.

By Joe M.
Jan 26, 2012

I don't remember the # but Pete defintely has the record...

By Russ Keane
Dec 22, 2013

This really is a classic. Lots of varied, delicate movements, and like someone said there are parts of this traverse where the feet are just SO damn tricky!!!