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Breaking Fingernails 

Hueco: V4+ Font: 6B+

   
Type:  Boulder, 1 pitch, 10', Grade II
Original:  Hueco: V4+ Font: 6B+ [details]
FA: Lars Robertson
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: rlauras on May 16, 2017

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Middle chalk marks are the start holds and then it...

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Description 

The crux is beginning. Find the tiny crimps with just enough room for your fingernails to start and good luck holding on. The jug at the top is solid, bring your feet up and catch the left gaston to get to it. It can be easier or harder depending on your height and fingernail strength.

Location 

Round the back, on the slab side of Wash Boulder.

Protection 

None


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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
May 18, 2017

This is not a first ascent. It is documented in both Utah bouldering guides and has been climbed for many years. It's unnamed and is given v3 in both books. The information should be changed to reflect this.

Also, it is definitely not a grade II route, so that should be removed from the description.

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