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Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
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Submitted By: cstorms on Feb 29, 2012

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Chris sending the sit-start to "Slapping the ...

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Start with your left hand on the arete and your right hand on a small crimp. Throw up a high left foot and slap the block and stand up to better holds and top out.

A sit start adds a few grades and a star in my opinion.


Located to the right of the downclimb and to the left of Block Pock



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Rock Climbing Photo: Rambo slappin the block
Rambo slappin the block
Rock Climbing Photo: Rambo on the Blunt Arete.
Rambo on the Blunt Arete.

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Aug 26, 2012
rating: V6 7A

While the sit is clearly not as hard as either of the guidebooks suggests, it does (as cstorms noted) climb better. Probably more like v8 for the sit?
By cstorms
From: North Bend, OR
Nov 2, 2013

V8 or so seems about right for the sit.. definitely not V10.. or V9

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