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Fireblack Direct 

Hueco: V2 Font: 5+

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
FA: 1986
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Submitted By: Lee Smith on Apr 4, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: FB Direct is straight up photo center.


Climb straight up the deepest part of the main overhang. All the holds on the start are facing the wrong way. Pinch left, jump up, and grab the downward-facing flake. Undercling and finish on football pinches. A sit start of this problem would be harder and probably has not been done.


A pad.

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By Lee Smith
Apr 4, 2009

One time when I was grovelling on the undercling of the downward-facing flake, a small bat flew out of the crack in the back. I nearly didn't fall off.
By Lee Smith
Jun 11, 2009

I did a static start to this problem tonight. It was V3-ish. The sit start is the next project.
By David Tennant
From: Denver, CO
May 6, 2016

Oh, oh, ohhhhhhhh, I could not for the life of me figure out how to start this one, a jump up to the underling would make a lot more sense. That sit start would be sweet but would most definitely be super difficult.

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