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Hard Arete 

Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder, 16'
Original:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Eric Zieschie (sp?)
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Submitted By: Tradiban on Jul 12, 2009

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Going for the gaston near the top.


Hard face.


Face right of off width.



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By Seth Carlson
From: Wausau, Wisconsin
Jul 13, 2009

This is not the pinball arete.
By Dobbe
Jul 13, 2009

This might be a V6 not sure on the name but Pinball is way right when you enter Burma road and is in a tight hole like area.
By SteveSchultz
Jul 13, 2009

It sounds like there are two pinball aretes. I think the name fits both of them by the looks of things. I don't like the pinball arete in the pit.........bad bad memories....
By Tradiban
Jul 13, 2009

I agree, I changed the name to "Pinball Arete" from Remo's advice. Remo is full of shit. "Pinball Arete" is in "The Pit". I'll fix this.

Yea, Steve you took a whipper from the top of the real Pinball once. If I recall correctly Kelsen had just asked you if you were secure. LOL!

I also wiped out in the pit the other day, damn slippery shit!
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Jul 14, 2009
rating: V6 7A

My bad fellas, thats what I was told back in the day. This climb is a hard one though.
By Paul Jones
From: Madison, WI
Jul 14, 2009

FA- Eric Z - when I topped out on it, I thought it was a must-do classic
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Jun 1, 2011

This thing looked sick! Come fall, I'll be back here with a crew and some brushes, clean the crap out of this place, and send things! Things I say!
By greg bahr
Oct 3, 2011

thing looks hard...potential dyno/deadpoint project to the right off shitty horizontal seam
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Apr 29, 2012

This looks cool but wouldn't you be lay-backing right over that shelf on the right?
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Apr 30, 2012

It didn't look like the shelf would come into play that much on it. The shelf grows progressively larger out to the right, but is pretty minimal under the arete.
By Mr. Mix
From: Sauk City, WI
Oct 1, 2012
rating: V6 7A

This might be the best climb at Burma! Tall, sustained and committing with some really cool movement. She's all clean and chalked for the time being, so get on her. Shelf on the right never came into play.
By Ian CB
May 8, 2013
rating: V6 7A

Great problem and a little bit spicy.
By Ian CB
May 9, 2013
rating: V6 7A

I have also heard this has been called pinball arete. Here is a link to a video to get people to try this.

By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
May 9, 2013

Nice vid! This climb does look really good. I guess I was wrong about the shelf too; it seemed far away in the video.

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