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Xavier's Roof 

Xavier's Roof 

Hueco: V11 Font: 8A

   
Type:  Boulder, 25'
Original:  Hueco: V11 Font: 8A [details]
FA: Tony Lamiche
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Submitted By: Andy Liu on Jan 23, 2014

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Making the last move on Xavier's Roof.

Description 

Definitely one of the best problems in Bishop if not anywhere.

Sit start on small crimps and climb up into the good flake undercling. Continue onto the lip, make a couple of moves left and right, figure out how to get your foot to face level, and then mantel (or throw) to the big smiley jug. Careful on the top-out.

This problem can be more difficult for those who are either really tall or really short. It's probably helpful to be average-height and flexible. There's also a variety of ways to do this problem.

Protection 

Pads.


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By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
Jan 23, 2014

By Tim Steele
From: Bishop, CA.
Jan 28, 2014

Although Tony Lamiche gets credit for reclimbing the problem in it's current state after the hold above the lip broke, the original FA was by Michi Tresch probably back in 1999 or so. Michi's version was more along the lines of V8 and didn't see many repeats before the hold broke and the problem lay dormant until Lamiche did it.

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