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Mad Gab 

Hueco: V-easy Font: 3

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V-easy Font: 3 [details]
FA: Tim Hoffman and Ben Comin
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 122
Submitted By: Ben Comin on Apr 17, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Beta photo of the general route of Mad Gab.

Description 

Stand start on the round knob at foot level and move up into pockets while matching hands on the palm smear at head height or a little higher (I'm tall so it might be a little above your head if you're of average height). There are two really great hidden plate holds that are super fun to find so I won't spray beta. You'll just have to search to find them. Pull on the plates until you top out in the moss.

Location 

To the left of You Must Find a Shrubbery.

Protection 

Spotter and pad. The down climb is pretty gnarly and involves hopping across a crack between boulders at the back of the problem and then sliding/surfing down this wet tree trunk to pass between boulders back to the front of the problem. The downclimb was way more dangerous than the actual boulder problem.


Photos of Mad Gab Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: picture showing top put area has become overgrown
picture showing top put area has become overgrown
Rock Climbing Photo: A better closeup of the holds used for Mad Gab.
BETA PHOTO: A better closeup of the holds used for Mad Gab.
Rock Climbing Photo: A closer shot of Mad Gab that shows some of the po...
BETA PHOTO: A closer shot of Mad Gab that shows some of the po...

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By Tim V
Aug 12, 2017

Vegetation has made topping out all but imposible as of 8\2017. Established "top holds" on high sloper.

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