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F**k The Method 

Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd on May 11, 2007

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Using the sloping pinch


Start sitting on the trailside of the Method boulder and power your way onto the arete to gain some pinches and tricky footwork. The remainder of the climb is tricky, maybe even more than it looks.

Once you are on top, you ave to jump across the trail to another boulder then downclimb that one.


Trailside of the Method Boulder. Almost to the Scoop boulder.


Pad and spotter.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Gaining the good crimp
Gaining the good crimp
Rock Climbing Photo: Sending F### the method
Sending F### the method
Rock Climbing Photo: Sending F### the method
Sending F### the method
Rock Climbing Photo: Jay using non-approved beta on F**k the Method.
Jay using non-approved beta on F**k the Method.
Rock Climbing Photo: Katelynn styled this rig - it was amazing to watch...
Katelynn styled this rig - it was amazing to watch...

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By Ladd
May 11, 2007

Maybe closed for remainder of '07 season.

There is a bird nest on a key handhold of this climb. DO NOT CLIMB ON THIS PROBLEM UNTIL THE NEST IS GONE.
By Tristan Perry
May 11, 2007

This problem is like a harder but equally superb version of Ball Doctor. There's a spanking technical crux at the bottom, and the topout is high and requires focus! Another really great problem that climbs like grit.
By BDalhaus
From: Bangor, ME
Apr 2, 2008
rating: V6 7A

The bird nest is gone.

It is also possible to downclimb Stairstep Method (V0) on the backside of the boulder, or even the slab with the assistance of the tree to avoid the sketchy jump-across downclimb option.
By chris deulen
From: Castle Rock
Mar 31, 2011
rating: V6-7 7A+

Have the sit start holds broken? I could only find the side pull on the arete...starting matched standing.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Sep 22, 2012
rating: V7- 7A+

This problem is not easy! Feels closer to v7 to me...

Cooler temps definitely help, especially on the moves up high.

As for the sit, I start with my left hand at the bottom part of the lowest pinch out left (that's all I can reach) and my right hand on a bad crimp out right (below the better right hand sidepull- once again it's all I can reach). It's definitely not an obvious sit start and perhaps that takes away from the quality a bit, but it is substantially harder than starting standing.

I'll second everything Tristan said above.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Oct 17, 2012
rating: V7- 7A+

Beta, if you want it...footage of this problem starts at 0:13
By Graham O.
Jul 11, 2016
rating: V6 7A PG13

Awesomely varied climb. Nothing like it in P-Way, that's for sure.

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