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Black Pearl 

Hueco: V10 Font: 7C+

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V10 Font: 7C+ [details]
FA: Charlie Andrews
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: MattH on Jun 20, 2016

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Start in the back of the cave, near the anti-Cody graffiti, on a pair of deep, slopey incuts in the seam. Follow the seam out the roof to an interesting encounter as the roof gives way to vertical climbing. Quest up the slab above the top of the boulder, some 35 feet up. The first pedestal (directly under the start) is "on", but the larger one to the right is "off". This seems like a contrivance but will make sense when you're there (the second pedestal is essentially the ground under the boulder).


It is in the middle of the obvious, giant roof.


A few pads and a good head for the slab.

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By jim.dangle
Jun 21, 2016

Awesome. You should get some pics of this posted.
By MattH
Jun 21, 2016

Haha, there's a FA video I can post, but I'm not sure photos will do this justice - part of the name was due to the rock: it's got cool moves, but the rock has a bit of soot and graffiti that makes it pretty ugly. I still need to go back for a video of Run Aground.
By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Jun 24, 2016

Would LOVE to see that video! Love this boulder.
By MattH
Jun 24, 2016

By popular demand: Charlie re-sending Black Pearl for video. Had to move pads, so no top-out.
By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Jul 9, 2016

Thanks for the Vid! Glad to see folks climbing this rock.

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