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Hueco: V1 Font: 5

   
Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V1 Font: 5 [details]
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Submitted By: Chip Phillips on Jul 4, 2002

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Description 

Approach the Lower Satellites. The first wall you come to on your left is the Sputnik Boulder.

Sputnik One starts a few feet right of the crack below a yellowish-green band. However, don't bail out left to finish. Go up and right toward another yellowish-green band, a higher top-out and a satisfying finish.

Protection 

A crashpad.


Photos of Sputnik One Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Chip Phillips nearing the finish of the scenic sla...
Chip Phillips nearing the finish of the scenic sla...
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt Garvin preparing for the "big" move...
Matt Garvin preparing for the "big" move...
Rock Climbing Photo: Me on Sputnik 1.
Me on Sputnik 1.

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By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
May 6, 2009

This is a pleasant problem. Satellite Boulder area is full of gems.
By mikejohnson1
From: Essex Junction, VT
May 8, 2009
rating: V1 5

One of the best problems of the grade anywhere.
By keith story
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 17, 2010

Love the balance - slab problems. This one is great for an inner ear warm-up.
By Cesar Valencia
Jan 22, 2012
rating: V1 5

Great slab problem with some fun holds.
By SJG Jayne
From: Denver, CO
Nov 2, 2012

Excellent slab problem. Made me *just* nervous enough.
By owngesoda
Jun 26, 2013

Tons of fun! The Flatiron area is an amazing playground!

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