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Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: R. Miramontes
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Submitted By: RTM on Apr 2, 2003

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Falling off Psyche (V4), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

Climbs a stunning black, overhanging arete with big moves between slick slopers and a "psych" topout. Fire through big triangular slopers, up and left to a rail and a juggy flake. Commit to the psyche move and topout on black fins. The topout is about 20 ft. up with a sandy landing.

Also has a sit/traverse called Xenolithic var. or Quickstone, is prolly V5. Sit start on the left side of the small cave at an undercling, traverse right about 6 ft. on slopes and small crimps to the first triangle sloper. Finish up Psyche.

Protection 

Spotters are desirable on this one


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Rock Climbing Photo: James on the steep prow of Psyche (V4), Joshua Tre...
James on the steep prow of Psyche (V4), Joshua Tre...
Rock Climbing Photo: Psyche (V4), Joshua Tree NP
Psyche (V4), Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the crux of Psyche (V4), Joshua Tree NP
Nearing the crux of Psyche (V4), Joshua Tree NP

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