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Drone Militia 
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Suspended in Silence 

Suspended in Silence 

Hueco: V5+ Font: 6C+ R

Type:  Boulder, 40'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: Mick Ryan
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Submitted By: Kent Dunham on Jan 7, 2010

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'Suspended in Silence' v5, the crux is low and the...


Start on 1 of 2 big flakes at head height. Crux is the first move up to a smallish crimp. Stick this and screw up the courage for the long haul to the top. Reachy moves between small sidepulls and gastons leads you straight up and over the bulge (at about 30 feet). Scary!!


Just right of Lidijia's Mouth. I think the starting jug on the left is broken. Right jug is huge and well chalked up. Easy to spot.


Pads, but a fall from the top will still leave you a cripple.

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Did it twice it was so good! Perfect finish to a p...
Did it twice it was so good! Perfect finish to a p...
This is one sweet boulder.
This is one sweet boulder.
The left start is gone :(
BETA PHOTO: The left start is gone :(
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Evan Martin on Suspended in Silence
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By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
May 21, 2011

By Jason Chinchen
From: Bend, Oregon
Feb 7, 2013
rating: V5+ 6C+ PG13

The left start flake is gone for good.
By Tradoholic
Feb 21, 2013

Left start has to be pretty hard now, sideways dyno maybe? Anyway the regular dyno is still money. Eases off right in time, I thought two pads was sufficient.
By Ben Parsons
Mar 28, 2014
rating: V5 6C PG13

The good crimp above the jug has been ripped off. It's a sad day, indeed.
By pdxuller
Mar 31, 2014
rating: V7 7A+ R

Due to holds breaking off, this is probably a V7 now, maybe even a V8.

Left start is gone, now dyno only from the right side. Good crimp up left of the jug/rail has been ripped off, revealing a very small edge and making the long move up from there much more difficult (though not too high off the ground and easily protected). Luckily the top out is still solid.
By Daniel Winsor
Nov 21, 2014

The crux on this is definitely moving up from the crimp above the second jug now. WAY harder than it used to be.
By Ivan Szlngwcz
Jan 24, 2015

Got Drone Militia 3rd try but could not do this (yet :) ). Definitely not a V5 anymore (Jan 2015).
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