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Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Apr 18, 2008

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Mike sticking to the slopers.


Slopers, crimps, and fun all around. This problem heads up a slopey left leaning arete to an easier topout. On the left side of the Illmob face (the one with spray paint), there is a notch. This problem climbs the arete on the faintly overhanging side on the left side of the notch. Sit start with a good sidepull jug and finesse your way up and left on slopers and make a cool move to a crimp (crux). Stick the lip and topout.


On the Illmob boulder, the first boulder you see on the left when walking in from Reservation Rd, this problem climbs an arete that faces away from the trail. Downclimb the easy slab.



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By Jesse Coburn
From: Manchester, NH
Jul 13, 2008

did you mean up and right? if not im confused about where this starts.
By BDalhaus
From: Bangor, ME
Sep 12, 2008

nope, up and left. i'll post a photo.
By Jesse Coburn
From: Manchester, NH
Oct 15, 2008

this route it pretty fun. but there are so many awesome problems on this boulder. most very easy, but high quality
By Brendan Blanchard
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 21, 2013

Did a hold break on the arete? I didn't climb it today, but I've looked at it before, and there was a big scar on the arete and it looked like it was missing something?
By jimmybob
Sep 2, 2013

Yeah I broke off the key crimp on the arête in the spring. I was topping out and I guess it couldn't handle my weight and my foot knocked it off. I left the peice sitting by the boulder don't know if it's still there. I probably made the route a bit harder sorry everyone!
By Jake Perry
From: Concord, NH
Jun 21, 2016
rating: V4-5 6B+

So I sent this thing today post break. It felt around v4/5 with the beta I used, however the beta I used involved a really high step onto the start holds from being matched on a sloper near the crack, which I could see being quite a lot harder for taller people. Also it climbed kinda strange but I liked it :)

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