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DB's Top Shelf 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Daniel Burch
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Submitted By: Troy Fauteux on Mar 25, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: The obvious overhanging prow on the wall.


On the far right side of the Hand to Hand Combat wall there is a steeply overhanging prow and here lies one of the best Dyno problems in perhaps all of Bishop. Yeah its that good. It may look improbable at first and the landing isn't great but this thing is the real deal. Start on pockets and choose good feet if you can't see the lip you're on the right problem. This thing is massive. Somehow grow the courage and huck for the lip. Use every bit of energy you have to hold the nearly horizontal swing. Mantel and celebrate. It takes alot of strength and power to pull this one off. Are you up for the challenge?

Grading is unconfirmed and it looks like static beta is plausible but realistically this is a solid v7 Dyno. A link up of Hand to Hand Combat into this Dyno is still waiting to be done at around V9.


The steeply overhanging prow on the right side of Hand to Hand Combat Traverse.


A rock platform has been built up to even out the blocky landing. 4 pads and 2 spotters recommended.

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By Troy Fauteux
From: Hopkinton NH
Mar 28, 2016

Here it is! My 2nd ascent on DB's Top Shelf! I know many of you wont try this, but for those who do, this is honestly a great dyno problem and as long as you bring at least four pads and a spotter or two you will be perfectly fine. Very scary at first but once you stick that move it feels that much more awesome!
By Brad Fauteux
From: Hopkinton, NH
Apr 2, 2016

When starting on the start holds this line looks impossible. The overhang is so steep and you are throwing to a blind hold and you have to compress your left hand on a sloper!

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