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Harpoon 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder, 13'
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
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Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Feb 17, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Harpoon problem beta.

Description 

Harpoon ascends a perfect, vertical sandstone face via microedges.

Stand start with an incut, hortizontal left hand edge, and a triangular, right hand pinch-sidepull. From there, work the feet up on edges, gain a thin horizontal edge, paste a high foot, then hit the sloping lip (crux), and top it out.

Understanding the horizontal rail before the lip is crucial. It is small, but some parts of it are ever-so-slightly better than others.

Location 

It ascends the west face of Moby Dick.

Protection 

A pair of pads will do, the immediate landing is perfect, there are however some rocks behind the problem.


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By Nick Reecy
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Feb 17, 2014

Such an improbable looking problem! I could barely see a hold upon first inspection. Sick problem, Matt!

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