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Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: Hoez on Feb 19, 2010

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Start in the middle of the boulder on a block that protrudes out and gives a nice ledge to start on. Virtually no feet to start. Smear pretty much underneath the start hold and campus/make a huge deadpoint up to a leaning crimp. Find a way to get your feet up and drop into the next crimp (I wont spew beta as to how I did this move). Make another big move up to a sloper pocket and wrench your gut. Stay very tight... from here, the line connects with corner cafe and tops out. Pretty self-explanatory from here on.


Next to Corner Cafe, in the middle of the overhang.


A couple of pads and a damn good spotter. I built a level landing to throw down some pads. But if you're up here without a good spotter and fall from the top, you're bound to end up taking the tumble of your life.

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By Skyeler Congdon
From: his van
Feb 21, 2010

Nice work, Caleb! Hell of a line....
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Jun 16, 2010
rating: V8 7B

Definitely a nice line, Caleb. Sent in 4 goes!!
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Sep 29, 2010
rating: V8 7B

The top was a bit sketchy, even if I had a spotter. But usually when I am back home visiting, I end up bouldering by myself. So, I ended up stacking my smaller Mad Rock to level the ground under my huge MR. Once I stuck the end, I was in no way going to let go, then bounce and tumble:) Nice Line!
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Dec 5, 2010
rating: V8 7B

Tried a re-send today, as my first of the day. Got shut down going to the lip. A spotter would have egged me on. The tumble is to die for...and it's sandbagged.
By kclimbs
From: Vail
Mar 4, 2012

Did this back in December '09. Wasn't going to claim an FA at the time, but now that someone has claimed it after I did it, then I'll just throw that out there.
By Hoboken
Dec 23, 2013

Spent more than a few days sampling the bouldering in Unaweep and in Gand Junction. I've been blown away by some of the amazing secluded lines in Nine Mile and walked away impressed with the line quality of the Dynamite Shacks. With that, I have to say that Riggs' Hill was more than disappointing. The Peregrinus is a no star route, it's that simple. I too have an opportunistic bouldering zone in my hometown, so I understand.
By Hoez
From: Uganda
Sep 15, 2014

Kclimbs...I actually don't believe you. The starting hold was non-existent until I pulled in a block and it ripped off and crushed me between it and my crash pad... and the top out had lichen cemented blocks that came off at a few lbs of pressure before I cleaned it. I spent hours making a level landing zone, and although it's not 4 stars, if you would have topped out and grabbed one of those blocks before my landing was made, you would have been hurtled off the top with a 150 lb. block chasing after you while you flew down the hill.... I'm calling bullshit.
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Dec 31, 2014
rating: V8 7B

I am going to call BS too. As anyone in the community like Caleb, myself, or many others know, because we develop, what something that has been previously cleaned looks like. Lichen grows back, but the amount of cleaning, i.e. removing loose rock (which subsequently does not grow back) are telltale signs that a line wasn't done, and, as I remember, kclimbs has tried to take credit for other lines in the Valley as well.
By Kevin Hadfield
From: New Castle, CO
Dec 11, 2015

In response to the above comments, Kenny is a total crusher.... Just sayin'. He was easily the strongest climber in the Junction area while he lived there.

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