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Tommy's Arete 

Tommy's Arete 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Tommy Caldwell
Season: summer
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Submitted By: Monty on Mar 29, 2009

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Such a great boulder!

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Description 

This is the amazing arete on the right side of the boulder can't miss it.

Sit start low and go right hand to a small crimp, from there follow good holds to a shelf, then bust out the crux and top 'er. Watch out for the rock behind you.

Location 

This is on the right side of the Automator Block.

Protection 

Lots of pads.


Photos of Tommy's Arete Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sending Tommy's. Classic!
Sending Tommy's. Classic!
Rock Climbing Photo: Ashley Gann on Tommy's Arete.
Ashley Gann on Tommy's Arete.
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  The crux, I would say...
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. The crux, I would say...
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jerad Friedrichs on Tommy's Arete. A bit blurry.
Jerad Friedrichs on Tommy's Arete. A bit blurry.
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of Tommy's Arete.
Top of Tommy's Arete.
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tommy's.
Tommy's.
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dillon low on the route.
Dillon low on the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...

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By tcamillieri
From: Denver
Sep 12, 2009

Did a variation of this problem today that eliminates all use of the arete, via using some of the holds on Automator and stemming in the shallow dihedral. It's called Tom's Arete.
By David McAllister
From: Denver, CO
Jul 25, 2010

Although soft for V7, this is one of the most amazing climbs I've ever been on...in the world. Incredible, in a word.
By Michael Plesser
Sep 21, 2013

There's a fun variation on this climb starting on Tommy's, then at the huge rubber covered ledge it moves out right to nice crimps and a big lock off to the top. V5?

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