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The Font Problem 

Hueco: V9 Font: 7C

   
Type:  Boulder, 8'
Consensus:  Hueco: V9 Font: 7C [details]
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Nov 22, 2010

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Needs a little TLC.

Description 

Desperate slopers up a short bulge that deserves far more traffic than it gets. Sit start beneath the bulge with a good edge above your head, a good foot, and a divot for your left hand. Pull up and left to a slopey pinch, adjust your feet, and slap left again into the slopey bowl above. Make an absolutely desperate match on the nothingness and move left to a sloping crimp that will feel like a jug. Topout and run to the top of the boulder.

Location 

On the backside of the Font Boulder. Head past Swirley to the Conditions boulder, then continue towards the large boulder behind Conditions on the right. This problem is on the uphill side.

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By BDalhaus
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From: Manchester, NH
Nov 4, 2012

Powerful, desperate and fun! Once everything clicks it doesn't feel too bad, and it climbs much better than it looks. Most of the green moss in the photo is gone as well.
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Oct 30, 2014

I heard that someone figured out beta that makes this much easier than v9, anyone hear anything about this?
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Oct 30, 2014

I haven't heard anything like that. I think that conditions make a big difference on this climb in terms of how hard it feels. You want it cold and dry. A crisp December day would be perfect.

It felt quite hard the one time I tried it. But, that was most certainly not in December. :)