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X.L. 

X.L. 

Hueco: V2 Font: 5+

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
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Submitted By: Ian Wauchope on Dec 12, 2010

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Super fun Must do a little scary....

Description 

I'm surprised this route hasn't been posted already. Though not as popular as other highballs such as The Whip, this route offers good climbing on a striking crack. The commitment level is comparable to The Whip and over a worse landing. Start on a jug at waist height and stand tall to establish the crack. Cool moves lead to a committing smear to reach a great fingerlock. Once you establish the lock, take a breath and reach the lip.

Location 

on the "Big and Tall" boulder. The obvious HB crack right of the usual downclimb.

Protection 

a pad, a spotter, and a cool head


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Adam getting ready to reach the fingerlock.
Adam getting ready to reach the fingerlock.

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By Adam Winters
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From: the Shire
Sep 20, 2012
rating: V2 5+ PG13

pretty bad sloping landing - an ankle could definitely snap if you peeled near the top
By Noah Doherty
From: Nashua, NH
Jun 21, 2013

worth it.