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Lynn Hill Memorial Face Problem 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: Jon McCartie on Mar 7, 2008

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Aron Couzens on LHMFP. (photo by Sonja Djuricin)


Climb sidepulls and thin ledges to a horizontal rail about 3/4 up. From here, the crux requires a left gaston on a small crystal and some balance. Exit up and right.


From the Hall of Horrors parking lot, take the trail along the right side of the formations. You will pass the two main formations (East Wall, then West Wall). A larger section of desert separates the West Wall from King Dome. Cross this and head to the NE corner of Kingdome. There is one, very large boulder located on this corner. LHMFP is the only climb located on the SW face (other climbs are located on the NW, and NE faces).


pads and a spotter. sandy landing but with a few yucca nearby.

Photos of Lynn Hill Memorial Face Problem Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: LHMB
Rock Climbing Photo: Ted sends LHMFP at Josh.
Ted sends LHMFP at Josh.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jon McCartie on LHMFP (photo by Jon Leicht)
Jon McCartie on LHMFP (photo by Jon Leicht)

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By Tradiban
Feb 15, 2014
rating: V4 6B

Solid V4 with a good landing and just enough spice. Use yer feet!
By Dan Stirton
From: Los Angeles, CA
Mar 28, 2014

Is it just me or is it a little strange to name a memorial face problem for someone who's still alive?
By Morgan Patterson
From: CT
Sep 12, 2014

Ya I was wondering whats up with the name and how it came to be...
By Daryl Allan
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Aug 20, 2015

Looks like this has been covered but just in case... News flash: Lynn Hill is still ALIVE and well. Might want to rethink the name. Just a suggestion.
Aug 21, 2015

This problem was established by Lynn Hill, and then dubbed "LHMFP" by her friends nearly 40 years ago! I think they knew that she was alive at that time. The term "memorial face problem" is a JT tradition. The John Bachar Memorial Face Problem was also named in the 70s, decades before he died. There are others as well.

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