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The Very Bad Idea 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Aug 28, 2009

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Whatever you do, don't get impaled!


Crimp up an arete then finish up an exciting slab. Sound like fun? Sit start the arete to the left of the pointed stump with a right hand sloper and a good left hand pinch. Pull up to a set of crimps, then using a cool left hand divot on the slab, make a scary move out right to a slopey sidepull that will help you get up onto the slab. Finish up the slab to an easy topout. Great movement, but try not to fall onto the spear.


This problem climbs the arete to the left of My Girlfriend and right of Bloody Knuckles. Downclimb an easy slab towards a tree.


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