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Knob Problem 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
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Submitted By: Dave Wachter on Feb 28, 2009

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Through the crux


The problem with an obvious big knob in the middle, and a smaller knob along the left arete. Start sitting with both hands underclinging, and work around to grab the knob. From there, it's an awkward throw to the upper knob with difficult feet. Careful of the boulder behind if you come flying off.


Located at the end of a little nook at the northeast side of the clearing. The problem faces south.


Pad, spotter

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By skelldify
Feb 5, 2015
rating: V2 5+

So, is the other boulder on? The one to the left of the corner?
By Dave Wachter
Jun 11, 2015

You have to use the boulder behind the one with the knob to get started. The sooner you get your feet off it and commit to footholds on the knob boulder the better the problem (I think), but it's up to you.
By David Baltz
From: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jul 17, 2015
rating: V3 6A

The boulder behind is off limits. Just use the knob.

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