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Iron Cross Sit Start 

Hueco: V7+ Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V8- Font: 7B [details]
FA: Ward Smith?
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Submitted By: MaxMonn on Aug 8, 2013

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Description 

Sit start by the tree to the right of the Iron Cross Crack on the large oval jug flake. Make the first few finger locks to establish on the undercling underneath the Iron Cross Crack flake.

Pull the crux through the obvious right facing sidepull on the face of the Iron Cross Crack flake to get to the start of Iron Cross. Finish as for Iron Cross.

Crux Tip: point your index finger like a gun as you grab the sidepull with the sharp spike between your middle and ring fingers, then curl your index so that it crimps the top of the hold.


Location 

This route is an abbreviated version of Dream On starting halfway through the traverse and leaving the cruxy finger jams and sidepull moves.

The good crack for Iron Cross Crack is "off" since you stay below these holds for the entire route

Protection 

2 pads as for Iron Cross


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By MaxMonn
From: Providence, RI
Aug 8, 2013

Please let me know if any of this information is in error (FA??). The route was added for completeness.
By M Sprague
Administrator
From: New England
Aug 9, 2013

Looks good. The FA was probably Ward Smith from when he was working on Dream On. I don't remember anyone doing the sequence through the undercling before that.

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