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Espantasuegra

5.8, Sport, 85 ft,  Avg: 1.7 from 21 votes
FA: Ed Wright, 1997
International > North America > Mexico > Northern Mexico > Nuevo Leon > El Potrero Chico > La Ola (The Wave)

Description

Nice jugs up a beautiful arete. Crux is near the anchor and has a couple thin moves. The 20 foot extension (5.10b) leads over to the La Pasada anchors, but it is awkward, cactus-filled, with very sharp rock and should be skipped.

Location

This is the first line of bolts on the left side of the wall. The rock at the start looks like cobblestones.

Protection

8 bolts to chains.

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Kristina at the start of Espantasuegra, with Dan on 'Going to Maui' in the background
[Hide Photo] Kristina at the start of Espantasuegra, with Dan on 'Going to Maui' in the background
rapelling down Espantasuegra
[Hide Photo] rapelling down Espantasuegra
Megan just below the crux near the top.
[Hide Photo] Megan just below the crux near the top.