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Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: Paul Jones
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Submitted By: Brian Runnells on Mar 24, 2007

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Start on the left facing slopey jug and make your way up the face using slope out left and the infamous "Green Seam".

Bring a brush so that the seam is a little less green.


Located on the main wall of the Greatest Bluff boulder


Landing tends to slope downhill.

Photos of Slippery Seam Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Matching the slopey jug ledge
Matching the slopey jug ledge
Rock Climbing Photo: From the slippery seam to the slopey jug
From the slippery seam to the slopey jug
Rock Climbing Photo: Up to the slipery seam
Up to the slipery seam
Rock Climbing Photo: Satermo into the undercling
Satermo into the undercling
Rock Climbing Photo: Slippery Seam goes up the face between the seam an...
BETA PHOTO: Slippery Seam goes up the face between the seam an...

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By Terry Kieck
Mar 27, 2007

Great problem first put up by Slippery Paul and he named it "Slippery Seam".
By Brian Runnells
Apr 4, 2007

Thanks for the correction. A really deceivingly hard problem for me.
By Terry Kieck
Apr 12, 2007

I went up to this area Monday and the reach to the horizontal holds seems to be getting longer each year. Great problem! Always a good feeling to send it.
By Brian Runnells
Apr 18, 2007

That's kind of what it seemed like for me. I remember being able to get in a good position to reach the horizontal but last fall it seemed exceptionally far away...
By Paul Jones
From: Madison, WI
Jun 12, 2007

Really an easy V4 - I was stoked to send it, then I showed EZ who promptly onsighted it in his tennis shoes
By Brian Runnells
Oct 17, 2010

After finally repeating this one again after not being able to do so for some time I'm inclined to agree with Paul. Not too bad if you can get in the right position. Would be more fun if the top would clean up a bit.
By Tradiban
Sep 10, 2011

Man, tough one, do you guys go up to the seam with your right or left hand?
By Brian Runnells
Sep 11, 2011

I've always gone right hand
By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Apr 19, 2015
rating: V4+ 6B+

Nice and clean for the comp. We had a half dozen on a send train yesterday after scrubbing. Hard but very satisfying V4, IMO.

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