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Hung Like John 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: claude. on Jun 13, 2010

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Hung Like John


Starting low in the crack of the balancing boulder make the long moves out the steep prow/arete on sharp crimps to the lip where the challenging mantle awaits. Stand start is V6.


Located on the East side of the balancing boulder.



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By Jarred Cleerdin
Jun 13, 2010
rating: V8 7B

Big moves small holds yum!
By Paul Davidson
Feb 4, 2011

Oh no, this was around long before John came along.
I recall Gary showing it to me around '77.
V8 ? No way...
By LeeAB Brinckerhoff
From: ABQ, NM
Feb 4, 2011

I seem to recall being told it was something like V6? and maybe V5 from the stand but I've never really tried it so I don't know.
By Jarred Cleerdin
Dec 7, 2011
rating: V8 7B

I have been doing a lot of hard stuff in Boulder Canyon and I drove back to NM the other day and did this boulder prob. The key crimp was broke off and way small now. I would call this a soft V8 but still an eight and a must do if you like to rock climb!
By Jarred Cleerdin
Feb 16, 2012
rating: V8 7B

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