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Syphilis of the Finger  

Syphilis of the Finger  

Hueco: V6+ Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Original:  Hueco: V6+ Font: 7A [details]
FA: Jared LaVacque
New Route: Yes
Season: 27-41 Degrees
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Submitted By: Jared LaVacque on Dec 27, 2014

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This is another great line found by Nick Reecy. The crux is testing your ability to pull on split bi-doigt pockets and crimps with off-center feet. The pockets are atypical of Unaweep and make this line a particular gem to those wishing to punch through. Syphilis is on impeccable/unique stone, that is free of STDs. The landing is easily protectable with pads and a spotter.


This line is on the northeast overhanging face of The Interim Boulder. It starts on a nice three-finger slot and a right hand pinch-pull and opposing, non-positive feet. The climb then moves up left to the mono/bidoigt out left, then right to a crimp and an intermediate to a toothed mono-and-a-half before deadpointing to a mini-arete crimp and then firing to the apex jug. Choose your own adventure....


Two or three pads and spotter.

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By Nick Reecy
Dec 27, 2014

Way to put it down, Jared!
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Dec 28, 2014

Thanks, brother, definitely another great and unique find! In retrospect, this seems significantly harder than Young Lust, and I think the given grade will stay or possibly bump to a + or / grade. I re-edited the information on sequence also.

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