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Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
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Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
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Submitted By: Chris Duca on Sep 30, 2009

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Jakob heading up Pacman. Classic

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Description 

A classic problem that is a great warm-up, and a great problem to project.

Start on the short slab beneath the overhanging face. Balance/finesse your way up to the lip, gain the bucket and topout using crimps/mantel.

Location 

Off the left side of the lot. Large, square boulder, the left of the long low roof/arete of "Nemesis".

Protection 

A pad or two oughta protect your ankles just fine.


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By Jeffrey.LeCours
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From: New Hampshire
Jul 10, 2011
rating: V3 6A

Kemple's guide says v4/5. I think v3 is more accurate if perhaps generous. Really fun, classic little line.
By Nate Vince
From: Jeffersonville, Vermont
May 17, 2015

I'd give Pac Man a V1+ or maybe V2. I've climbed with several new climbers that have gotten it on their first day climbing ever, in tennies too. I've done it in snowboard boots,crocs as well, so as long as you know what to do its not bad at all. Super fun though, and makes it even better when people read the guide and think it's their first V4-5.
By cashmab
Mar 16, 2016

Yeah, the given grades at Smuggs are definitely soft. If you see what a V3 is like at an old school area like Yosemite, Little Cottonwood, JTree, or Jenny Lake you will laugh at the grades at Smuggs.

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