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Crystal Method 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Feb 8, 2008

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Crimping hard on the small crystal.


Climbs the crystals up the face. Sit start with both hands down low on the flake. Power up left hand to a crimp (crux), then follow crystals. A high step and a toss gets you to the lip. Mantel to finish. The stand start is hard V4.


This is the crystal face on the Method Boulder.


Pads required - a spotter is helpful.

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Oct 30, 2014
rating: V8 7B

This climb is very good. I just wish it wasn't so sharp. But, that's Blair!
By Ian McAfee
From: Concord, NH
Jul 16, 2015

I thought I had climbed some sharp problems, being a regular at Pawtuckaway, but this climb made me realize that I in fact, had not climbed sharp problems. This is a great climb, it really is, but bring tons of skin, and don't expect to have any left for anything else. Climbed through the crux, but left hand crimp-finger-stacking a protruding quartz crystal was too much for my pointer finger after some other climbs at blair. Psyched to get back to it.