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Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Buck Branson
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Submitted By: RAZORsharp on Nov 11, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Nicholas Rondilone working through the crux. Photo...


SDS on the north arete, on good holds. Make steep moves on the overhang, finishing on the arete.



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By RAZORsharp
From: Carlsbad CA
Nov 14, 2013

Bottom section is on stellar chocolate patina. Wish the top was the same, it would definitely warrant another star. Landing is sweet with 2 pads
By Brian Chastain
Jan 20, 2014
rating: V7- 7A+

I have mixed feelings about the grade on this one. I hate down grading, so I call it 7 minus. I really thought it was pretty easy for the grade in J-Tree. Certainly is a lot easier than Nicole Overhang which comes in a grade easier.

Regardless, it really is a great climb worth every pull.
By Nicholas Rondilone
From: Riverside, California
Sep 7, 2014
rating: V7 7A+

I think it goes a little easier for tall folks. at 5'8, it seemed like a pretty solid 7.
Sep 8, 2014

Both this climb and Nicole Overhang were originally rated v8, and then later downstroked. I also found this climb to be easier than Nicole Overhang.
By Thrutch
From: Riverside, CA
May 13, 2016
rating: V6 7A

It seems like people are doing two different variations on beta for the crux of this problem. One involves a right heel-hook that allows a static right hand reach around to the jug, and another that involves a balls out throw left for the jug which results in cutting feet.

The throw feels like a solid V7, but the heel hook makes this more like V6.
I would agree the Nicole Overhang felt much more difficult, albeit shorter and more temperature dependent.

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