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Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Brett Myers
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Submitted By: BrianWinslow on Apr 19, 2007

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Owen sticking the first move which is surprisingly...


Sit start from good holds under a low roof, fire out to the lip with the right hand and then work out left and up the face to the arete. try to avoid ferns and moss as you top out


As you appraoch the den it's in the back corner or the large bouler on your left. It starts from a sit under a low roof, the cliff will be at your back.


pads and a spotter, getting onto the arete is heady. You will want a spotter to move your pads so you can jump off from the lowest (8 ft) spot on the boulder

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Rock Climbing Photo: a good shot of the whole problem. Owen Mcabe climb...
a good shot of the whole problem. Owen Mcabe climb...
Rock Climbing Photo: Owen Mcabe hitting the first sloper on Red
Owen Mcabe hitting the first sloper on Red
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike pondering the perplexing upper parts of red.
Mike pondering the perplexing upper parts of red.
Rock Climbing Photo: The very important heel hook.
The very important heel hook.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Pulling off the ground.
Mike Pulling off the ground.
Rock Climbing Photo: Art pulling through the lower section...
Art pulling through the lower section...

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By BrianWinslow
From: Concord, NH
Apr 21, 2007

It looks like the first face hold coming out from the roof has broken. It still looks useable though a little harder now.
By Eric Heiden
From: Derry, NH
Dec 27, 2011

Red at 1:33 -
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Apr 24, 2012
rating: V7 7A+

much better than it looks! improbable and tricky beta... loved it!
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Aug 23, 2013
rating: V7 7A+

As Lee stated, this climb has a really interesting combination of moves and packs quite a lot into a short space. That part I like.

The part I don't like is that for the starting moves, you are literally six inches off the ground and the dab potential is high. If you are wearing a chalk bag (perhaps to chalk up for the techy arete moves up high), it will be touching the ground through the start.

This climb is solid v7 if you start with your feet down low. If you start with your left foot already on the heel hook, it is likely a full grade easier.
By Ian McAfee
From: Concord, NH
Aug 9, 2015
rating: V7 7A+

I never felt like the dab potential was great, with my beta, but you're so close to the ground using a pad will dab you. The movement on this climb was surprisingly good though. Not super classic or anything for devil's den but definitely worth visiting if you have the skin/time.

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