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Jingus Bells 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: Jim Karn
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Submitted By: Luke Bertelsen on Feb 2, 2008

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  • East Spur is accessed by Guided Tour Only
  • Some areas require a guide.

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    Crux is the last move of this climb. Maybe better rated as 5.12 a/b. Begin down and left of the obvious chalked ending. Weave your way through varried and fun moves to the end. The dyno is SICK. Don't be afraid to go for it as you land safe and sound onto the boulder behind every time. Nice to have a chalkbag on this one.


    Walk into The Maze proper, past Better Eat Your Wheaties and Meat Maker. Jingus Bells is two boulders further walking straight through. The landing in on the boulder behind the top out. The climb begins way down and left of the topout. Have fun.


    One pad and an attentive spotter.

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    By LeeAB Brinckerhoff
    From: ABQ, NM
    Oct 13, 2008

    "One pad and an attentive spotter", OH Yeah, and don't blow it until you get to the throw, or else... you might want a few more pads and spotters.

    Nalle H., Finish bada$$ commented in his blog that Jingus Bells was V7. Just saying.
    By Hank Caylor
    From: Glenwood Springs, CO
    Feb 10, 2010

    Jim Karn might be the best "route namer" ever. Great problem, great name.

    edit to add- say hey to Jason for me. BASE jumping the Monkey Face is coming......
    By ShaunG Gregg
    From: SF, CA
    Jul 7, 2010

    Groan...That looks so fun. Damb you hueco for being so amazing yet so far away from everything!

    edit- I was right. I feel blessed to be at this special place. :)

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