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Black Tornado 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

Type:  Boulder, Alpine, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Chip Phillips, 2005
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Submitted By: Chip Phillips on Oct 25, 2009

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Black Tornado begins 5 feet right of Downtrail Fac...

The majority of these boulders are located within the Mt Evans Wilderness Area, which is regulated & patrolled by the US Forest Service. Climber MORE INFO >>>


Begin from a stand start and reach high above your head for a seam you can obviously match in just left of the black lichen. Pull on, maybe bump your RH slightly right, then violently throw 5 feet up and right to the top of the "black tornado" streak of lichen.

A borderline-impossible-looking sit start on a jug below is obvious, but intermediates and feet to bridge the gap are sparse ... to put it mildly.


Right of center on the downtrail face of the Trailside Boulder, about 5 feet right of Downtrail Face, and topping out above the black streak of lichen.


An Organic pad or - if you are shorter - two to reach the starting crimps.

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By Brandon.A.T. Tilton
Aug 6, 2017
rating: V4 6B

If you dyno straight up for a rounded horn jug, it goes at about V4.

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