Route Guide    Partners    Forum    Photos    What's New    Journal        
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
The Pasture
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Andy's Arete 
Barn Door, The 
BSE 
Cattleguard Arete  
Feche la Vache 

Andy's Arete 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: 
Page Views: 1,025
Submitted By: seand on Jun 16, 2009

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (10)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Middle of Andy's Arete.

Description 

A rather fun traverse-y, smear-y problem with an excellent landing area. Pay attention to your feet :)

Location 

When approaching The Pasture, this is the first massive boulder you find and the first traverse line that catches your eye.

The start is at the beginning of the long lip and the finish is at the end of it.

Protection 

A single pad


Photos of Andy's Arete Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: A damp day out at the pasture. Dime edges and slop...
A damp day out at the pasture. Dime edges and slop...
Rock Climbing Photo: topping andy's
topping andy's
Rock Climbing Photo: andy's arete in fall
andy's arete in fall

Comments on Andy's Arete Add Comment
Show which comments
By akforty7
From: seattle, wa
Nov 12, 2009
rating: V4 6B

V5 seems a bit off, dimes for feet that are easier to recognize if you're a slab efficianato...don't avoid it due to the rating.
By Darren Mabe
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Nov 12, 2009

yeah. lay more rubber down. it will stick.
By Steve57
From: Bellingham, WA
May 15, 2016

The most recent guide book labels it a V4, but I would agree with V5 more. "Dimes" is a bit generous for the feet, especially if you're trying to go fully up the arete and not topping out early.