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Damn the Man (aka Turkjiggistan) 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Joe Terravecchia
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Apr 2, 2008

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Keith at the start


This problem may be short, but a lot of people can't get off the ground. Sit start with two slopers on the lip, the left of which is crystally, and make a crux move to the big juggy pinch in the middle of the climb. Finish straight up on crimps.

There used to be a little tree growing at the base of the climb which was not in the way. Someone ripped it out.


Two problems to the right of Burt... in the warmup area.



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By Jeremiah Johnson
From: Contoocook, NH
Dec 10, 2008
rating: V6- 7A

I think the name of this problem is wrong. It's something like 'Turkjiggistan'. FA by Joe Terravecchia.
By Jeremiah Johnson
From: Contoocook, NH
Sep 14, 2009
rating: V6- 7A

Still here, but not for too much longer! Laura and I are coming back to the northeast next summer for good I think.
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Sep 14, 2009

This must have been during his mild Borat obsession. Hey joe and jeremy. This problem is HARD.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Oct 17, 2012
rating: V7-8 7B

Footage of this problem starts at 1:10
By matthewWallace
From: Sandwich, NH
Nov 25, 2013
rating: V7 7A+

I gave this a V7 after much thought. My reasoning is that I have tried this on the normal NH days and the crux has felt HARD to impossible. When I sent it, it was about 25 degrees with a wind chill in the low single digits and humidity around 10%, so it felt easier (felt like v6) because of the excellent friction, but this was a freaky dry day for NH. I think v7 is a more accurate grade for most conditions that NH throws at us.
By Graham O.
Jul 11, 2016
rating: V7 7A+

Fun little climb. Pulling on was the crux for me. I agree that v7 is more accurate, but who cares? Not a classic, but worth doing.

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