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Potato Chip Sit Start 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B PG13

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V9 Font: 7C PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Daniel Madson on Jul 26, 2009

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  • Description 

    Start 5 or so moves before the beginning of Potato Chip.

    Protection 

    Pads and a trusty spotter willing to bear hug.


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    By tcamillieri
    From: Denver
    Sep 14, 2009
    rating: V8 7B

    This (inferior) version of the problem begins on two low crimps and does a hard first move of a bad right hand crimp. Then traverses into the start of Potato Chip and finishes the same.
    By Peter Beal
    From: Boulder Colorado
    Aug 3, 2010
    rating: V8 7B PG13

    I wouldn't say the SDS is inferior. It adds a few moves that make the cruxes on PC a bit harder, nothing more.
    By Jesse Ryan
    Mar 30, 2011
    rating: V7+ 7A+

    Not sure if this is consensus, but the start I used was about 7 feet left of the standard start of Potato Chip, with feet in a miniature hole and two low crimps with a fairly long first move straight up, followed by a traverse right to the start of PC.

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