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Storm Pockets 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 18, 2007

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Description 

Stand start on jug at above head height. Put on feet high on nubbins, deadpoint/dyno to next jugs up, Put feet on jug, dyno/deadpoint to next jug. top out straight up.
This problem will scare you with its height and the level of commitment required at first but it becomes easier witht he more pads you have!

Location 

Backside on Ride the Lightning boulder.

Protection 

Climb up boulder before doing climb to brush off topout !!IMPORTANT!!
Topout in lichen covered and pine-needle covered.
Have multiple pads and multiple spotters or don't fall!


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By Tristan Perry
Sep 12, 2007

Careful of those holds, particularly at the top...they're creakers. Other than that, this problem is highly unique and exciting! There are about four big holds on this thing other than the lip. They're all about four feet apart, too. Awesome...
By Bjorn
From: Leadvegas, CO
May 31, 2009

FA Dean Potter
By andyscott
From: Massachusetts
Sep 11, 2009
rating: V3 6A

sweet problemo
By Mike Thompson
From: Manchester NH
Nov 21, 2009
rating: V3 6A

did it the otherday and wow! deffinately fun! but the top is deffinately very heady haha... got up there the first time and thought... umm no.. hopped down but the second time (after some contimplating) sacked up and pulled the last slopey moves :) very fun!
By B-Mkll
From: Bozeman, MT
Dec 1, 2013

Look for a hidden left-hand gaston at the top. It makes things a little less spicy.
By Graham O.
Jul 18, 2016
rating: V3+ 6A+

I have done this the way that it is described, and also by trending right on good crimps after the first move. The seccond way makes it more varied, but less committing at the top. On the other hand, it skips the painful seccond move...I don't know! They're both equally great. Either way a must-do for someone who loves dynos.