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South Ridge Arete 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: Skip Guerin
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Submitted By: C Miller on Sep 19, 2013

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An outstanding problem.


This, the premier boulder problem of the area, was for many years a much sought-after prize with it's tricky sequence of holds, purity of line, and of course, it's highball nature. Today's boulderer may not find the moves that difficult and with a stack of pads find the height rather tame but try it on-sight and padless for a retro feel of South Ridge's finest.

Although looked at and attempted by locals it was a visiting Colorado climber, Skip Guerin, who first claimed the prized ascent.


Several pads and spotter are nice.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Fire damage caused by local Idyllwild punks
BETA PHOTO: Fire damage caused by local Idyllwild punks
Rock Climbing Photo: South Ridge Arete * B1
BETA PHOTO: South Ridge Arete * B1

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By C Miller
From: CA
Sep 21, 2013

Classic line.
Oct 2, 2013

This is an all-time classic. Skip Guerin did the FA.
By Dustin Stephens
Jun 12, 2016

Was this one ruined by the fire damage? Sucks...

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