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Huecos Rancheros 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rick Smith and Lee Sheftel, 1989
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Submitted By: Scott Beguin on Aug 29, 2007

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Description 

Crank some entertaining moves past some large rounded jugs up a short overhanging wall. Harder than it looks, but its over quick. The crux is between bolts 2 and 4. Retro bolted by one of the FAs in 1998 because of many near grounders that occurred.

Location 

This is the third bolted line to the right (west) of Overlard.

Protection 

4 bolts to a two bolt chained anchor


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Rock Climbing Photo: View from the bottom of Huecos Rancheros
BETA PHOTO: View from the bottom of Huecos Rancheros
Rock Climbing Photo: Rick Smith on the first ascent of Huecos Rancheros...
Rick Smith on the first ascent of Huecos Rancheros...
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown climber on Huecos during an early 90's Mel...
Unknown climber on Huecos during an early 90's Mel...

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By Luke Hetrick
From: Los Alamos
Jun 6, 2016
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

I was rather disappointed with this climb as it had a 3 star rating. I was expecting a fun, challenging route and mostly I just found it to be challenging.

It could have just been the heat of the day but I found that the majority of the holds were just slimy with chalk to the point where it made it difficult for me to use the holds. I found the best holds were ones not used by previous climbers because of this reason. I did manage to struggle up the climb and found it to be very sequency (as I plain just avoided some holds like the plague). I found the crux to be clipping bolt 4 as the holds below that bolt were horrible and the holds just above were just slightly more usable. Generally speaking this has been my least favorite in the Overlook Area.