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Venus Rising 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Probably Eric Z
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Submitted By: Dave Marotti on Jun 9, 2002

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Description 

12 Feet. Venus Rising is a nice problem on rounded rock. Pull up with strenuous moves to the top of the arete.

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Photos of Venus Rising Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Using alternate beta.
Using alternate beta.
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron bumping to the crimp this summer.
Aaron bumping to the crimp this summer.
Rock Climbing Photo: Venus Rising (59) and Arete (60)
BETA PHOTO: Venus Rising (59) and Arete (60)
Rock Climbing Photo: Bark Biter (58) and Venus Rising (59)
BETA PHOTO: Bark Biter (58) and Venus Rising (59)
Rock Climbing Photo: Dobbe.
Dobbe.
Rock Climbing Photo: Skyler matched on the way to the send.  Boom!
Skyler matched on the way to the send. Boom!
Rock Climbing Photo: Venus Rising Cirque
BETA PHOTO: Venus Rising Cirque
Rock Climbing Photo: Matching the high crimp.
Matching the high crimp.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Gentleman.
The Gentleman.
Rock Climbing Photo: Clay eyeing up the next crimp
Clay eyeing up the next crimp
Rock Climbing Photo: Langlois locking down on the crimp.
Langlois locking down on the crimp.
Rock Climbing Photo: RV re-sending this past summer.
RV re-sending this past summer.
Rock Climbing Photo: Vinny going after it.
Vinny going after it.
Rock Climbing Photo: Egghead, photo satermo
Egghead, photo satermo
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta anyone?  I can get established left hand high...
Beta anyone? I can get established left hand high...
Rock Climbing Photo: RV bumping his hand up.
RV bumping his hand up.
Rock Climbing Photo: After the match...before the punt...
After the match...before the punt...

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
May 18, 2009
rating: V7 7A+

I have a love/hate relationship with this thing. Finally sent today, but only after I got a huge flapper from the undercling.
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Jun 4, 2009
rating: V7 7A+

I agree Remo. Loved it today after finally sending-- more than a year after first trying it! Thanks for the beta Remo and Steve!! Usually hate it though...
By Paul Jones
From: Madison, WI
Jul 11, 2009

EZ had the FA on this one, I think
By Hemberger
From: Madison, Wisconsin
Aug 14, 2010
rating: V7 7A+

I love this problem. It's just so pretty. Just a big tower with great features. Stoked to get it done :)
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jun 30, 2011
rating: V7 7A+

I heard from some friends that the upper left hand crimp chipped a little bit. I climbed it today and yup it's broken, but just a small piece. I didn't notice much difference and I think the grade is the same. Hopefully it doesn't break any more.
By Tradoholic
Sep 10, 2011

So, this is an eliminate? The left arete holds are off?!!?
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Sep 10, 2011
rating: V7 7A+

Yup. I have a video on Vimeo, look under "Bolt Clipper".
By SteveSchultz
Oct 17, 2011

Katie sent yesterday for the likely FFA.
By Tristan Blackburn
From: London, United Kingdom
May 24, 2015

Anyone done this as a sit start? The link from the sit into the current start isn't particularly hard but does mean you have to catch a swing into the undercut and get the left foot up to the current starting hold. Adds a bit for sure.
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
May 25, 2015
rating: V7 7A+

Hey Tristan, yeah the sit gets done regularly. I think it's a solid V7 from the sit.
By Tristan Blackburn
From: London, United Kingdom
May 26, 2015

Sounds about right. Cool, I'll definitely try the thing with the sit when I'm next at the lake. Thanks for the response Remo!

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