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Hueco: V1 Font: 5

Type:  Boulder, 15'
Original:  Hueco: V0-1 Font: 4+ [details]
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Submitted By: Jonathan Williams on May 17, 2009

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The obvious vertical crack in the Slicksides pit.


Two pads, cover up and ankle-breaker rock right at the base.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Slickside, 1981.
Slickside, 1981.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Joe Ebert on Slicksides
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By Jon Marek
From: Sioux Falls, SD
Nov 8, 2010

Unless you are a solid 5.10 climber you might want to put a rope on this guy. Early in my climbing I wrecked my knee pretty good biffing the hard move on this problem.
By Carl Osterberg
Aug 4, 2013
rating: V2 5+ R

So... be a little extra careful with this. It is really tall, and that anklebreaker at the bottom is in the perfect place for your right foot to land. Don't climb alone, and definitely use more than one pad, unless you want a night in the hospital and a month in bed with an ankle that looks like a burrito. Thats where I'm at right now.
By Curt Shannon
Oct 7, 2013

Holy grade inflation. It's 5.9

Rating it on the "V" scale is somewhat nonsensical.


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