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Tulip Crack 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Trad, Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
FA: Justin Edl and Eric Christiansen, 2003
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Submitted By: Justin Edl on Sep 17, 2006

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Langston onsighting Tulip Crack.

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Description 

This is undeniably one of the best boulder problems in Vedauwoo, and I think one of the best anywhere. It's a perfect right leaning splitter that goes from stacks to finger tips, with a nice tricky jug up top. The rock is really fine grained, some of the best granite at Vedauwoo. It also has a V6 variation, The Bush Eater, put up by Jeremy Medley, that starts on the right on a hand jam. You reach up to the big obvious patina flake and move left into the crack. Very cool. Both versions move really neat, and both are must do problems.

Location 

Park as for Fingorilla. Walk down the road for a couple hundred feet and head up to the boulders on the left. It's on one of the first boulders and faces east.

Protection 

Pads, skill. The crux is at the bottom for the regular, and going for and getting into the crack on The Bush Eater.


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Pam looking on as Langston onsights her project, s...
Pam looking on as Langston onsights her project, s...
Langston attempting The Bush Eater variation.
Langston attempting The Bush Eater variation.

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By Dan F
Sep 5, 2009
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  V2 5+ PG13

This thing is 100% awesome. Concur on one of the best problems at Vedauwoo