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Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7-8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Tim Steele
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Submitted By: Tim Steele on Nov 25, 2007

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Description 

Start either sitting or standing and reach out the overhang to do the standard cross-over/under sequence, et al. Harder if you're shorter. Requires core. Really fun. Git 'er done!


Protection 

a couple of pads and a proactive spot recommended in case of back splat.



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By Jon McCartie
From: Edmond, OK
Dec 27, 2007

awesome problem.

By Peter Franzen
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From: Phoenix, AZ
Mar 31, 2008
rating: V7-8 7B

This problem is given V8 in the guidebook, but it isn't quite as hard as some of the other 8s in Bishop.

Some good beta for the opening move(s) if you're short: if you can't reach all the way up for the first left hold on the face from the start hold, try going up right first along the edge of the roof to a small crimp, then set your heel and reach up left.

By C Miller
Administrator
Dec 1, 2009

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By Andy Liu
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
May 21, 2011
rating: V8 7B

By Neil Rankin
From: Greensboro, NC
Sep 1, 2013
rating: V8 7B

V8. Harder than Disco Diva.

By Alex Gaskin
From: Athens, Georgia
Sep 3, 2013

Would say this is as hard as Fly boy or Highbrow. haha but not as hard as Saigon. Whatever that means.