REI Community
West Side- Backbone Ridge
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Another Warmup 
Bane of Vince, The 
Battle of the Bulge 
Battle of the Midwest 
Belly of the Beast 
bottom of the barrel  
Dire Straight 
Early Bird 
Eighteen (and life) 
Face Left of Wright's Arete 
first things first 
Forgotten Finger Crack  
Layback Crack Attack 
Leaning Rock 
Left out 
Me So Gorny 
Me So Gorny Direct...AKA Don't Commit! The Footchip You Are On Is Broken!  
Midwest Hardcore (aka 6hrs) 
Mr. Clean 
Nameless Sit 
Nameless Slab 
One Hand Clapping 
Picasso center 
Picasso Left 
Picasso Pillar 
Picasso Right 
Picasso way left 
Product of the Southwest 
Prostrator, The 
Sandstone Violence 
Take My Picture 
Trail Crew 
Twelve A 
Vitamin V-less 
World Peace 
Wright's Arete 
Yet Another Warmup 
Unsorted Routes:


Hueco: V2 Font: 5+

Type:  Boulder, 25'
Original:  Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
FA: ? Kelsen
Page Views: 1,808
Submitted By: sweatpants on Nov 9, 2006

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (29)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Brandon. Looking a little tense! Tom with the perf...


The bottom has nice jugs/edges to get to the middle of the problem staying on the left side to center but once past the overhang the small tiny crimps, edges, and pinches come out to play. Straight up a little to the right.


On the Bone Ridge between problems #15 and #16 there is a huge boulder problem that has no info on it. There is a broken tree behind it big tall face on corner


None. 2 spotters and 2+ pads you will need

Photos of Scarete Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rank-Dog nearing the top
Rank-Dog nearing the top
Rock Climbing Photo: Rank-Dog gettin' it
Rank-Dog gettin' it
Rock Climbing Photo: Scarete.
Rock Climbing Photo: Kelsen trying to figure out the top of it without ...
Kelsen trying to figure out the top of it without ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Kelsen working the middle part
Kelsen working the middle part

Comments on Scarete Add Comment
Show which comments
By TravisMelin
From: Portland, OR, Roanoke, VA L
Apr 29, 2007
rating: V2 5+ PG13

Just did this problem... it is very tall so it is heady, but i would call it V2. Still a bold send though.
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Aug 10, 2007

Great line, highball, heady at the top, but agree with the V2, maybe V3. No way is it V6+.
By Brian Runnells
Nov 1, 2007
rating: V2-3 5+

One of my favorites at the area but not V6. Kept expecting it to get hard and it never really did. Good V2/3 problem though I was a bit sketched out with one pad and no spotter...
By sweatpants
From: Broomfield, CO
Jun 21, 2008
rating: V2-3 5+

i changed the grade and gave it a name. i hate problems without names. if you have a better name or an actual name that kelsen may have given it. hope no one minds the changes.
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Jun 21, 2008

Scary Arete seems appropriate, John. How about Scarete? Yeah I'm hilarious just ask me.
By sweatpants
From: Broomfield, CO
Jun 22, 2008
rating: V2-3 5+

how hilarious are you? 'insert horn honking noices ect.'
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Jul 6, 2010
rating: V2 5+ PG13

This thing is TALL! I pussied out 3 times after getting up to the thin feet halfway. Need lots of pads. Dont bail from the top.
By Skyler F.
From: La Crosse, WI
Sep 22, 2014
rating: V2 5+

Be aware of possible bats in the upper finger crack. I encountered one and nearly shit myself trying to find another handhold as it was chirping up a storm. Luckily the arete was conveniently in reach. Would not have been a fun place to pitch off...
By Adam Slattery
From: Platteville Wisconsin
Oct 10, 2016

Scarete face?

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About