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Purple Gold 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V9- Font: 7C [details]
FA: Ian CB or someone else.. anybody know? Like really know? I've heard rumors
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ian CB on Oct 2, 2014

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Start from a stand with your left hand on the arete and right on an undercling that will pinch you if not grabbed just right. Pull on and climb up through the center of the wall through edges, a sidepull and big moves. An easy mantle gets you on top. A real gem I think, and surely one of the best of the grade in park. Wait for a dry day, this thing can be wet sometimes.


Just above the Burmese Python/Shaking hands boulder in the pit.


I had four pads. I put 2 on the slab and two on the bottom. The slab never came into play.

Photos of Purple Gold Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Hitting the sidepull
Hitting the sidepull
Rock Climbing Photo: Dobbe on the start.
Dobbe on the start.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeremy snagging the jug!
Jeremy snagging the jug!

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Oct 3, 2014
rating: V8 7B

Nice work Ian! I think this is the better line on the boulder and I'm psyched to do it!
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Oct 3, 2014

Me too Remo, let's make it happen!
By madisonchoss
Oct 23, 2014
rating: V8- 7B

Great problem - one of the best at Burma. Not so bad - v8? Like tunder but a little harder? People should climb this and pretend Waffle House never happened...
By Aawait
Nov 2, 2014
rating: V8 7B

Big moves on an overhanging face with positive holds. The landing isn't too bad either. Super Fun!

Definitely pad the slab/side-wall, when a group of us was on this Yesterday there was some occasional & harmless glancing off the slab/side-wall
By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Nov 9, 2014
rating: V8 7B

Best at Burma! We had a send train on it today. The moves are classic!
By Dobbe
Nov 10, 2014
rating: V8 7B

Great problem! Top climbs at the lake. Nice work Ian in finding a lot better line then Waffle House.
By Ian CB
Nov 10, 2014

Nice work! Glad people are climbing this thing! I thought it was super fun. FYI at most climbing areas, though maybe not here, this would be v9, so take that into consideration when you travel!
By Dobbe
Nov 11, 2014
rating: V8 7B

Being in that hole I think the humidity might change the problem a lot. When we were there it was on the 8 to 8- range from any other place I have climbed. 4 stars anywhere.
By madisonchoss
Nov 12, 2014
rating: V8- 7B

being a day of the year, what's about to fall off your 8a card also affects how hard the problem feels.

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