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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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