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The Blacksmith 

Hueco: V2-3 Font: 5+

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V2-3 Font: 5+ [details]
FA: TR -Andrew Sornborger, late '80s, bouldered by Ward Smith and Mark Sprague, early '00s
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Submitted By: M Sprague on Jan 22, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Blacksmith climbs the thick flake/corner in the ce...

Description 

On the left side of the tall overhanging face, climb thin moves up the left facing corner formed by the giant flake to reach a horizontal rail. Move right and up, making a committing move that is hard to reverse and continue up to the scary mantle finish. Ward beat me to the bouldering FA by 3 minutes when I down climbed to brush the top-out off (grr) You will want to make sure it is clean when you go for it too.

Straight up the face from the jug to the same top-out remains one of LW's quality undone projects.

Location 

The overhanging face with the clinking Champagne glasses on the left side of the wall

Protection 

pads and good spots


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By Joe M.
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Jan 19, 2016

#2 on the beta photo

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