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Mars Attacks 

Hueco: V9 Font: 7C

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V9 Font: 7C [details]
FA: Matt Hoch
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Submitted By: Andrew Ryder on Sep 20, 2009

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Anthony going for the send.


This viciously overhanging line of sidepulls and pinches is one of the hardest and prettiest boulder problems in Sedona. Start crouched at a flat sidepull and a pinch and make desperate, precise moves out the opposing sidepull features to reach a decent left-facing sloper and the difficult sloping topout (consider pre-cleaning as the huecos up top can sometimes fill with sand.)


On the boulder just above the main warmup boulder, tackling the steep overhang.


Pad, spotter

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By Colin Cox
Dec 12, 2010

F.A. Matt Hoch. Crystal Pinch???...what?
By Andrew Ryder
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Jan 22, 2011

I remember hearing that name somewhere... can't remember where though. I'll remove it from the description.
By Peter Franzen
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jan 11, 2012

A bunch of people were calling this problem "Pinch Test" this weekend.
By guy bon
Sep 28, 2015

Kind of a frumpy boulder. This thing gave me the worst flapper I've ever had.

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