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East Overhang of Mongoose Block 

Hueco: V7-8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V7-8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: Patrick Manitou on May 4, 2009

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The straight up climb.

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On the east overhang is the obvious line to the left of the moderate set of side-pulls and to the right of the arete/Nose Lunge line.

Start low, matched on a W-shaped crimp, pop right to a sloping ledge and then up on crimps.


The Mongoose Block is the first and largest boulder at The Snake Pits. This problem is on the overhanging, east face.


Throw a pad on the exposed rocks and you should be fine.

Photos of East Overhang of Mongoose Block Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The straight up climb.
The straight up climb.
Rock Climbing Photo: Me at the crux.
Me at the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Fighting throught the East Overhang.
Fighting throught the East Overhang.

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By Thays
Nov 15, 2014
rating: V8 7B

I think this route needs a new name... where's the creativity?
By Nic Rummel
Jul 9, 2015

I went straight up rather than out right like the pictures described, and this is probably more in the V9 or even 10 range for me. It was humid when I sent, so it is probably 9. Grab a nasty left dimple, and get into nasty right sidepull. Then bump right to sharp pinch. Top out on jugs.

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