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Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
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Submitted By: Joseph Stover on Feb 28, 2006

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Starting out on the traverse


The guide book says start in jug, traverse to end of shelf and mantle. So Here's my version:

Start matched in the obvious big jug (on the W-SW face of the main lower boulder) and traverse out right along the slightly slopey shelf past one dihedral to another shelf section and to another big jug. You can end it in this big jug and mantle there, or continue on to the next slopey shelf and go up and top out the boulder.

This problem requires lots of arm strength and endurance and ingenuity in placing the feet.

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By jbak
Jul 13, 2006
rating: V2 5+

Man, my memory of this problem is that it's just an ordinary cool-down pump way it's V5 !
By brad schierer
From: Tucson, AZ
Jul 24, 2006

esp. once you dial in the feet.
By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
Aug 17, 2006

I figured it was overrated, but I just put the guidebook rating anyway. Maybe I was reading it wrong. It's still a fun problem though.
By Tommy Wilson
From: Tucson, AZ
Feb 14, 2008
rating: V3 6A

hard without having the feet dialed and the gaston/transition move felt pretty difficult first go. would have believed it was a v5 on day 1, but several logged laps convinces me otherwise.
By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
Feb 14, 2008

I did this thing once a long time ago, but have yet to repeat it. I think the crux is making the move from the last big jug where mantling is an option into the dihedral on the right. Just too pumped out... maybe next time...

Edit: I think what I am talking about is doing the traverse and then going into what is called "the right dihedral" on this site. Maybe it's only V3, but it has a learning curve.
By Trey Lewis
From: Glendale, Az
Sep 12, 2010
rating: V2-3 5+

onsited and campused most of it. no way its harder than V2/3

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