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Hueco: V7-8 Font: 7B

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Submitted By: Christian Prellwitz on Dec 14, 2012

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Pulling through the last few hard moves on 'Le...

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Stand start with your left hand on a good sidepull and your right hand on a bad undercling or gastoned on a two pad edge. Puzzle together a way to get to the good shelf above. From there, continue upward angling either slightly left or right, depending on your preference.

You can also start this standing off the rock at left and reaching up to high holds on the arete. This makes the problem significantly easier (probably v4-ish?).


Located on the left side of the face visible from the road. Starts standing just right of an obvious flat rock.


Several pads are useful due to the height of the problem as well as the potential for landing on the flat rock to the left. Having a spotter standing on the flat rock is ideal.

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Dec 14, 2012

Did something break on this? Seems pretty stout for v7...only one or two really hard moves, but still seems hard for the grade.

Perhaps I'm missing something with the beta? Thoughts?
By ben jammin
From: Moab, UT
Nov 1, 2014

I think the key foot broke on this recently which allowed the palm press and cross through. Not sure how this thing will climb now.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Jan 11, 2017

Well I climbed this line yesterday. It definitely climbs differently post break. The weird press cross through move is probably not possible anymore, but I never liked it that way anyway. :) I actually ended up sending it with my original beta that I was trying before we figured out the press move. Personally, I think it's cooler and harder than before. As for the grade, I always thought that it was more like v8 and post break I definitely feel like it's solidly v8. Now for the Right Hand...

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