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Belly of the Beast 

Hueco: V0+ Font: 4+

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V1+ Font: 5 [details]
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Submitted By: Remo on Aug 6, 2008

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Climb offwidth chimney just right of the Picasso lines.


Far end of Group B cliff band.


Pads and helps to wear pants.

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By JJ Schlick
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Aug 6, 2008

Well, that better be one hard ass chimney to get the highly coveted v1+ rating... Basically you would have to be squeezing through that sucka...rearranging ribs, certain joints, and making sure you only exhale when needed... But, what do I know. Certainly wouldn't mind a day back at the Dodge once and a while. JJ
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Dec 2, 2008
rating: V0+ 4+

One could find themselves stuck in this chimney near the bottom. It's very tight and hard to move.
By Colin Erskine
From: Madison, WI
Nov 5, 2009

I agree, this hurts to just get into position to start the route. You need to be stick and bones or climb up the side then sneak into the crack.
By RhodeIslandJeff
From: Westerly, RI
Apr 24, 2014

I'm a 5'9 200lb barrel chested frame so starting inside the chimney at the bottom wasn't even a consideration. I tried laybacking to the right on the outside (almost worked) and then tried an opposing gaston type move with no success (end of session I was tired). Either way, as far as chimneys go this one is awesome regardless of its difficulty.

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