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Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: Orphaned on Jan 5, 2008

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Topout of Route 5.


This is an excellent problem that isn't over until one has fully rocked over onto the slab. Start sitting with your right hand on the obvious blocky hold and left hand on a large edge. Make a desperate first move up to a sloper or pocket and then move up to good pocket, hold the swing and continue straight up the face to the sloping lip. It may be wise to check out the top out and figure out what you can desperately crimp on before getting here on the send.


This is route 5 in the east face Right Plethora picture.


A crash pad or two. The landing is excellent.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Start holds on Route 5.
Start holds on Route 5.
Rock Climbing Photo: The V8.
The V8.
Rock Climbing Photo: The V8.
The V8.
Rock Climbing Photo: The V8.
The V8.

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By Conor Raney
From: Pinedale, WY
Oct 19, 2009

Dude. This sounds tight, someone should get a picture up, I'm dying to see this thing, man!
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Dec 4, 2010
rating: V8 7B

Just about on-par with Cytogrinder as a V8. Powerful moves with a nice Texas Mantle exit.
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Dec 15, 2010
rating: V8 7B

This actually does not use a (real) pocket. Start with left hand on sloping edge, with or without thumb-catch, and right on sloper/block. Fire up right hand to sloping two-finger sloper/pocket? (or intermediate to one of two small pockets, before the sloper/pocket). Then definitely use the small pocket/sloper with thumb catch. Move left hand to flat jug-edge and then set your feet and throw to the side-pull in the middle of the face and then fire for the lip and Texas mantle. See picture.
By Hoez
From: Uganda
Aug 17, 2012
rating: V6 7A

Not V8.... Much easier.
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Mar 22, 2013
rating: V8 7B

Not V10, much easier, probably V8. Climbs well, like a hip-hop purist, versus climbing like those who like ring-tone rap.
By Will Clark
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 22, 2016
rating: V8 7B

Super fun climb! Don't fool yourself, it's a hard rockover! Not done until it's *done*.

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