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Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
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Submitted By: Jay Knower on Dec 19, 2006

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I never get sick of this route!


On the road-side of the Moat Boulder lies a steep, well-featured face. Firestarter climbs up the right side of this wall. Start sitting with good holds and make a big move up left to a flake and another big move to the lip.

This problem is one of those that just flows well...the kind that you find yourself doing everytime you are in the area.



Photos of Firestarter Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Me on firestarter. Probably my favorite 3 at Rumne...
Me on firestarter. Probably my favorite 3 at Rumne...
Rock Climbing Photo: Very fun route
Very fun route
Rock Climbing Photo: charlie topping out on the onsight.
charlie topping out on the onsight.
Rock Climbing Photo: Hitting the top out jug.
Hitting the top out jug.
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of Firestarter. Pic by Seth Hamel
The start of Firestarter. Pic by Seth Hamel
Rock Climbing Photo: by Seth Hamel by Seth Hamel
Rock Climbing Photo: Kayte climbing Firestarter.
Kayte climbing Firestarter.

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By matthewWallace
From: Sandwich, NH
Dec 1, 2008

There are also intermediate holds to avoid the huge move. GASTON!!!
By Carlos from Philly
Apr 9, 2010

Even better: Start with your hands crossed, bump through (still a cross) to the first crimp then get a solid foot and big static reach past the sloping crimp rail to the second one. The move requires a pretty stiff lockoff (right arm) on a less than pleasant crimp, but this beta makes it a MUCH more enjoyable sequence.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Jun 20, 2012
rating: V3 6A

really great movement...
By Derek Jf
From: Northeast
Jul 7, 2014
rating: V3 6A

worth it to climb this every time you walk by- moves are great and top outs low enough you don't need a pad just a good spot
By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Oct 18, 2015
rating: V3- 6A

Sidepull right above the starting holds flexes quite a bit... Use with discretion
By DRusso
Mar 27, 2016

The right hand side pull above the starting hold finally broke today. Problem is still doable but maybe slightly harder. Still V3 I'd say.
By Graham O.
Aug 10, 2016

Awesome climb! You can start out right and double dyno to the two jug flakes, too!
By DRusso
May 22, 2017

Any opinions on starting out right? The two holds down and right from the regular start were heavily chocked this weekend, but it seems like if you start there and move up and left you would be able to grab the lip pretty early on making it easier.
By matthewWallace
From: Sandwich, NH
May 22, 2017

DRusso - starting on the chalked jug to the right is just a variation. It would certainly change the grade starting there.

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