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The Rose 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
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Submitted By: Tristan Perry on Aug 16, 2007

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Description 

This problem feels impossible without the right beta. Crouch at the lowest part of the arete and trend right and up using severely sloping holds on the lip of the arete. Funky footwork and tenaciously slapping the slopers the right way are the ticket to success. An interesting mantle caps this short, but fierce beauty. Sick downclimbs are found on the opposite arete/face of the Rose.

Location 

The overhanging arete on the Swirley Boulder that looks halfway doable - to the right of Child of the Storm if you're facing that problem.

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The awesome Rose problem
BETA PHOTO: The awesome Rose problem
Slopers...
Slopers...

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By Lanky
From: Portland, ME
Jul 11, 2008

Great problem! Slopers, tension, heel hooks!
By Jay Knower
Administrator
From: Campton, NH
Nov 18, 2008

Plus it has perfect rock. Textured, but not too sharp.
By BDalhaus
Administrator
From: Manchester, NH
Jun 22, 2009
rating: V7 7A+

Video of The Rose
By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
Jun 22, 2009

nice video... i like it... good music for it...
By Eric Heiden
From: Derry, NH
Dec 26, 2011

Another video of the Rose:
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Dec 8, 2013

Do not underestimate the topout, I flashed up until the mantel today... then punted trying to top out. A left heel hooks helps prevent this.
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Dec 9, 2013

Congrats, great hard problem.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Dec 9, 2013
rating: V7 7A+

I would say the mantel IS the crux.
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Dec 9, 2013

I wouldn't argue that Christian, I climbed through the slopers several times just to punt from the top. Figured the beta out for it but never sent. Have to go back and send it next weekend. :)