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Long Traverse 

Hueco: V1+ Font: 5

Type:  Boulder, 30'
Original:  Hueco: V1+ Font: 5 [details]
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Submitted By: Alex Garhart on Nov 3, 2007

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Long Traverse


Start in a hollow with a good hold in the top of it. Make an awkward pull to stand up and traverse right and up along crimps until you reach a good jug in the right trending seam/crack and rest. Drop down and around the corner with a stellar heel hook, and top out up the arete.


As you enter Dynamite Shacks, go straight up the hill in line with the entrance, past a large boulder with an easy flake. Long Traverse ascends the first large boulder uphill and right of the easy flake.


Crash pad and spotter.

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Rock Climbing Photo: near the beginning of the Long Traverse
near the beginning of the Long Traverse
Rock Climbing Photo: Route up the traverse.
Route up the traverse.
Rock Climbing Photo: Location.
BETA PHOTO: Location.
Rock Climbing Photo: On the arete, near the end of the Long Traverse.
On the arete, near the end of the Long Traverse.

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By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Nov 25, 2011
rating: V3 6A

If you actually drop down from the final seam jug, to an undercling (with the right, on the underbelly, and then drop left hand to the side-pull crimp)...a really nice transition, then start the overhang/prow with the lowest matching shelf jug, and continue with the jug pocket with the right and up the prow with the left and finish with an easy dyno/static move, then the rating is about V3...hence my rating on the "ticks". If not, it about V2-, in my opinion. It's a bit descript, but it seemed the "natural" line with transition to me.

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