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Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V5- Font: 6C [details]
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Submitted By: Alex Garhart on Sep 19, 2008

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The route.


Climb the overhanging face covered with shallow huecos to a highball finish.


Crash pad or two and a spotter. Mind the block on the left side of the landing.


This is NW of the small parking area ~130 yards, east and slightly downhill of V4. There is a placard at bottom of boulder with "V5-" written on it.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown V5- pic one.
Unknown V5- pic one.
Rock Climbing Photo: Nighty.
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown V5- pic number two.
Unknown V5- pic number two.
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown V5- pic number four.
Unknown V5- pic number four.
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown V5- pic number three.
Unknown V5- pic number three.
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By Hoez
From: Uganda
Oct 14, 2009
rating: V3+ 6A+

By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Mar 25, 2010
rating: V5- 6C PG13

SDS lower-middle right with lowest hueco for left and sloping crimp right and then going straight up to shallow dishes and then left to the jug hueco with the left and then fire to the lip is definitely V5-. Similar finish to Jingus Bells at Hueco Tanks, but not as stiff a grade.
On a new note, the boulder at the base is now on the right side of the landing and out of the way for the "business".
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Nov 15, 2011
rating: V5- 6C PG13

Highball is a perception. And if your vision is this skewed, in the pics with me in the red shirt, I must be really short...but I'm not, I'm 6 foot tall, with a +6 ape index.
By Dave Cummings
From: Grand Junction, CO
Mar 13, 2012
rating: V5 6C

Great problem, best one at Riggs. Everything is really sharp at Riggs!
By Bradley Mark Edwards
From: Grand Junction, CO
Nov 9, 2012

By far my favorite problem at Riggs!

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