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Rio's Crack 

Rio's Crack 

Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V6+ Font: 7A [details]
FA: Rio Rose
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Submitted By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Jan 19, 2009

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Rio's Crack


The whole seam portion is the crux. Start with both hands at the bottom on the seam and feet pasted under the bulge and start working the seam and trying to find feet to keep you from sliding back down it. Once you can really establish your feet on the face above the bulge your in. The seam ends at a horizontal and easier moves lead to the top.


The obvious left slanting seam on the wall, climb it starting with both hands at the bottom.


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By Tim Steele
From: Bishop, CA.
Mar 4, 2009

FA: Rio Rose
By Andy Liu
From: Eastern Sierra
Feb 1, 2011

By Neil Rankin
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Sep 1, 2013
rating: V7 7A+

A grade harder than the established V6's on the Tablelands.
By Raddam6
Jan 24, 2015
rating: V6 7A

Great climb! Start with both hands matched on the first crimp. Feels reasonable for V6 to me. Similar difficulty to Every Color You Are, easier than Change of Heart.

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