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Hueco: V3-4 Font: 6A+

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V3-4 Font: 6A+ [details]
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Submitted By: Emerson Takahashi on Sep 13, 2014

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Milky Way traverses the face through the awesome l...


A stellar line of pockets!
Several variations exist, my personal favorite uses two monos :)

Fun line to a nice mantel


Sit/squat start in the left-most pair of pockets just above Blue Eyed, and make fun moves through the pockets to the right. About 3 moves in, you can go up with your left to a decent mono(and them move to another mono with your right), or make an awkward left cross to a slightly better hold. Easy topout, just find the pocket in the back.


Landing is a bit awkward, 2 pads should cover it

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By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Sep 13, 2014

Guide books call this one easier than blue eyed, but from the proper start, it feels more like v4
By Brian Koralewski
From: Springville, Utah
Nov 20, 2015
rating: V3 6A

Caldiero's guide calls it a stand-start well to the right of Blue-Eyed lie, starting on a left-hand gaston, and heads up past a nice mono hold. 2-3 moves to a grovel top-out. If the traverse in from Blue-Eyed lie is added in, it should probably be considered a separate, new line.
By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
Nov 23, 2015

I think previous guidebooks have described the line as starting the same as Blue Eye, but I would have to double check. (Isaac's seems to have a handful of errors, though it's hard to blame due to the mass amount of boulders in Joe's...)

The line of pockets leads right into blue eye though, so to me, starting to the right felt too much like starting from halfway in. Either way, pretty fun moderate

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