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Orange Roughy 

Orange Roughy 

Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Larry Schaefer (stand up version), mid-1980s
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Submitted By: Dan Dewell on Jun 20, 2003

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On Orange Roughy, great problem! May 09.

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"Orange Roughy" begins as a sit-start on slopey sidepulls on the beautiful orange dyke thing on the northern side of the boulder.

Move the left hand to a gaston, bring the right over it to a decent lie-back/sidepull. Match and bring the right hand up high on this sidepull thing.Feet are tricky here. Do a stemming action on both sides of the dyke/sidepulls&slopers. Move with right hand up and to the sloper, then the left on top above it.Once the left hand is high on the other sloper, reach up with the right to the pinch, I believe, then pop to the jug up top. It's good up there.


Pad and spotter. Excellent landing.

Photos of Orange Roughy Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve on Orange Roughy.
Steve on Orange Roughy.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jay on O.R.  May 09.
Jay on O.R. May 09.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dobbe
Rock Climbing Photo: Repeating this classic.
Repeating this classic.
Rock Climbing Photo: Caleb setting up his feet for the sloper toss
Caleb setting up his feet for the sloper toss
Rock Climbing Photo: Carl Gostola. pullin top moves
Carl Gostola. pullin top moves
Rock Climbing Photo: "Orange Roughy" on the Southeast side of...
BETA PHOTO: "Orange Roughy" on the Southeast side of...

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By David Asscherick
Dec 31, 2003

I added the SDS in the 1870s. Need some pics of someone on this thing.
By Kai Segrud
Mar 15, 2008

Anyone think this feels easier than Anomaly?
By Jonathan Williams
From: Minneapolis
Jun 24, 2008
rating: V6- 7A

Ow! That left hand gaston hurts!

I couldn't get the first two moves off the ground, but did the rest from a match on the incut. Damn long legs and damn sitstarts.

Stellar line. Can't wait to get back.

edit (9 years later): doesn't hurt that bad, i didn't find it to be that sharp after a few more years experience.
By Snake Ferguson
From: Rapid City, SD
Nov 22, 2009

Can't wait to send the sitstart of this interesting problem. Thanks to Terry and Dale for the beta!
By randy baum
From: Minneapolis, MN
May 7, 2011


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