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The Amendment 

Hueco: V10-11 Font: 8A

   
Type:  Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V10-11 Font: 8A [details]
FA: Dan Smith
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 2,412
Submitted By: Smith on Aug 17, 2004

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  • Description 

    The Amendment is just above Boulder Falls 50 feet from the waters edge and 75-100 yards from the falls. The problem traverses into an existing boulder problem called Freedom. Start on the left side of the boulder and traverse on bad slopers into Freedom. Finish Freedom. Freedom is rated V10, with The Amendment being more difficult, so the V10/11 grade is given. Maybe easier, may be harder than V10/11.


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    By Peter Beal
    From: Boulder Colorado
    Aug 27, 2004

    Hey Dan, this sounds cool. I'm assuming it's on the west side of the river uphill from the falls?

    By Smith
    Aug 30, 2004

    Exactly. It is facing the river.

    By Peter Beal
    From: Boulder Colorado
    Sep 3, 2004

    More specific beta for locating the boulder. On the hike up to the Plotinus Wall (Lower Boulder Falls), there's a sizeable boulder at the base of the talus, just west of the creek with an obvious cave, facing south. Start in the middle of the roof and slap the lip, struggle over. For the V11 start, use Dan's directions.

    By Anonymous Coward
    Sep 9, 2004

    Great job, Dan. This is a fun and challenging line.

    By dudarino
    Mar 21, 2007

    In my opinion, Freedom is a V9.