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Hueco: V2+ Font: 5+

Type:  Boulder, 25'
Original:  Hueco: V2+ Font: 5+ [details]
FA: Mack Johnson
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Submitted By: JamieRe on Mar 23, 2010

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Enjoying a warm-up lap on Mack's Traverse.


Fun traverse start on the right go left.


Left of Iron Cross Boulder


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By tscupp
From: Englewood, CO
Apr 15, 2010
rating: V2+ 5+

Fun, but the feet through the middle section really make this hard. They are just a little bit too high/small to make the crimps/jugs feel good.
By chris21
May 11, 2010
rating: V2 5+

a fun traverse right to left

there is a good kneebar at the left end for those who want to shake it out then traverse back to the right for an extra challenge(probably v3)
By M Sprague
From: New England
Jan 21, 2012

FA - Mack Johnson from CT and Brown graduate student, early '80s
By S. Neoh
Jan 25, 2012

Classic, though a little sharp on the hands even after soooo many years of being climbed.
Mark/Joe, what is the record for the number of laps (back and forth) done in a single go? Somehow the number 13 rings a bell. I think PeterM once did 12.
By M Sprague
From: New England
Jan 25, 2012

I was trying to remember what my record was, but for some reason it is not coming to me ;). Pete doing 12 or 13 sounds possible though. When completely wired it is almost more of when your skin wears off then pumping out.
By Joe M.
Jan 26, 2012

I don't remember the # but Pete defintely has the record...
By Russ Keane
Dec 22, 2013

This really is a classic. Lots of varied, delicate movements, and like someone said there are parts of this traverse where the feet are just SO damn tricky!!!
By Graham O.
Jul 15, 2016

Fun to run laps on.
By Mack Johnson
Jun 26, 2017

It's cool to see people enjoying a route for so many years. I passed through in 2003 and did it again. It had been raining so I really piled the chalk up!
By Dana Seaton
Jun 26, 2017

numerous broken feet, and a few fractured hand holds have added to the challenge and pain factor, but still an old school classic!

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