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Pulled Pork 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Mark Troub
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Submitted By: Lanky on Apr 16, 2010

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Love the opening sequence on this problem.

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Description 

Sit start below and to the left of the obvious crimp rail. Move right to an interesting pocket on the arete, then follow the arete to top out. Crimpy, technical, and fun!

Location 

On the steep underside of Asteroid Boulder uphill from the Impossible Problem.

Protection 

Pad or two and a spotter. The slab behind is slippery, so watch out for that.


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By Colin R
From: Ottawa, ON
Apr 16, 2010

Shares the same start as Boomerang. FA was Mark Troub around 2003 (I believe)
By guy bon
Oct 13, 2011

i don't know why the impossible problem gets more stars than this...Just as good imo. Definitely worth trying if you're at smuggs.
By mattgiossi
From: warwick ri
Jun 28, 2012

finished it going through the cimps into the lip and finish kosher option anyone know the name of that? ben showed it to us said i think gb did it first not sure really fun though makes that static dyno thing really hard hahaha
By eddysamson
Apr 29, 2014
rating: V7+ 7A+

A foot hold broke sometime in 2012 or 2013 at the start of this problem. Now requires a leg cut to switch your feet making the whole route slightly pumpier. I personally didn't find it much harder, but I've heard some of the locals are considering it V8 now.
By Arian
From: suwanee
Jan 23, 2015
rating: V7 7A+

did it back in 2011, good line then, i would like to retry now that the foot has broke
By eddysamson
May 16, 2015
rating: V7+ 7A+

Here's some video of it, first climb in the vid:

By eddysamson
Jul 29, 2017
rating: V7+ 7A+

This broke sometime in the last 2-3 weeks. The wiggly part of the arete jug has broken out. It left behind a much smaller, but still good hold and there is still plenty of room for the hand heel match. Might not affect the grade but I haven't tried it since then.
By Peter nichols
Jul 30, 2017

I sent this again yesterday. Didn't notice that it had broken. Fortunately, I think it stays at the same grade and the experience is no different!

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