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Potato Chip Sit Start 

Hueco: V9 Font: 7C PG13

Type:  Boulder, Alpine, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: Daniel Madson on Jul 26, 2009

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


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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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