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The Wormhole 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Trad, Boulder, 30'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: Justin Edl and Vanessa Cassat, 2007
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Submitted By: Justin Edl on Jun 10, 2007

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Description 

This is a thirty foot offwidth roof. It is really unique because you start about ten feet above the lip and then climb down and out. There is a very problematic rock at the start which makes the first ten feet a little contrived, and keeps this thing from being really classic. Start inverted on the far side of the problematic rock and climb all the way out, not topping out in the obvious pod/alcove.

For a cool 11+ eliminate, call the cracks in the alcove/low feet in the alcove/top of the alcove off, as well as any edges on the vertical face which is on the left when looking into the cave.


Location 

This is on the southern tip of the distinct formation to the east of Nats. There is a vary large boulder sitting apart from the formation, and this crack is in the small looking cave right by that boulder.


Protection 

A couple of pads. There are some holes that you wouldn't want to fall into.



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By Brian Scoggins
From: Eugene, OR
Jun 11, 2007

This thing is long. You'd want a spotter just to keep moving the pads, but its mostly low enough to the ground that you can disengage from the crack fairly safely. The problem breaks down into 3 distinct sections, and stringing them together is daunting. There's the first offwidth, which is small enough for stacks until the little rabbit-hole for a decent rest, the second offwidth which is too wide for stacks until the very end, and then the final exit/topout, which could be a problem unto itself.

Also, first ascent, Justin Edl, like a few days ago.

By Davin Bagdonas
Jun 14, 2007

Be careful here in the fall and/or spring. Coyotes live in the hole when it gets cold and fog comes in.