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The Wind Below 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 23'
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Jason Kehl
Season: Spring/Fall
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Submitted By: tcamillieri on Apr 4, 2009

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line is up the center

Description 

Crux: After doing the dynamic move to the jug rail, there is a tree growing on the right side of this ledge. Heel hook right and reach up to a bad crimp with your right hand (although I have seen it done with the left). Slowly lock off and reach a decent set of crimps 15ft up. The crux is over, but the commitment is not.

New beta has been found that uses a mono after doing the first big move eliminating the original sequence described above. Hence, the downgrade.

Location 

Center Line on the north face.

Protection 

4 pads or so, spotters.


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By edwin
Jul 27, 2011
rating: V6 7A PG13

Have done it with and without mono, seems V6 to me either way
By Kegan Minock
From: colorado springs
Oct 1, 2012

I think the mono beta is really good. I dont think i could have done this without it. kind of a scary climb but ultra classic
By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
Apr 6, 2013

By bheller
From: SL UT
Feb 29, 2016
rating: V7 7A+ R

If you have fat fingers and can't sink that mono it's all of V7... And clearly R. At 20+ feet tall, you would be lucky not to be injured falling from the last few moves. Its hard to tell where you'd even land if you fell (due to the height and angle). Very beautiful, but it should be taken seriously... don't pretend it's not potentially dangerous.

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