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The Amateur 

Hueco: V12-13 Font: 8B

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V12-13 Font: 8B [details]
FA: Jim Merli
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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Nov 22, 2006

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Jim Merli working the Amateur

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The most aesthetically nice line here that climbs a diagonal rail out of a 50 degree wall. 'The Amateur', being the hardest problem in Minneosta, is only the stand start, the sit has yet to be done...

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a little further along
a little further along
Jim pulling into through the end of Amateur
Jim pulling into through the end of Amateur
The Amateur stand start
The Amateur stand start
the Amateur boulder
the Amateur boulder
low start to the Amateur project
low start to the Amateur project
Jim at the start of the sit to Amatuer
Jim at the start of the sit to Amatuer
Jim Merli manhandling the crux
Jim Merli manhandling the crux
entering the crux of the proj...
entering the crux of the proj...

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Aug 3, 2009

This problem is full on. An impressive chunk of stone.
By nicros fivten
Oct 25, 2010

13 days and I can still not do 3 of the 4 moves. Very Hard.. Midwest's hardest for sure. V13 IMO.
By nicros fivten
Oct 25, 2010

Props to JIM..
By David Gloe
From: New Brighton, MN
Jun 30, 2014

Looks like the sit start has been done:

By nicros fivten
Jul 1, 2014

climbingnarc.com/2014/07/v14-c...