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The Flake Route 

Hueco: V3-4 Font: 6A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Original:  Hueco: V3-4 Font: 6A+ [details]
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Aug 14, 2009

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A great problem that ends far too soon.

Description 

Although not actually named the Flake Route, it serves as a good description. Jutting out from the scooped face of the boulder is a large block that happens to be a great starting hold. Pull on and follow the crimpy flake up and left until you get your hands on the large slopey shelf. Unfortunately, this is where the holds run out and the problem ends. Drop off, or better yet, link into the start of the crack to the left and highball up the boulder.

Location 

On the massive boulder across the stream and uphill from the Gas Boulders.

Protection 

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Nov 4, 2013

What Bryce is failing to mention is that this has the potential to go all the way to the lip and top out via some difficult and committing moves to an exciting mantel high off the deck.

If this line is linked, it would be four stars all the way and possibly one of the best and proudest lines in Pawtuckaway.

It is definitely doable.
By BDalhaus
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From: Bangor, ME
Nov 5, 2013

Last I knew, it was rapped, cleaned and left alone due to a blank section between the shelf and the lip. Maybe there is something up there. The full line would be awesome.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Nov 5, 2013

Agreed! It won't be easy by any stretch, but some mutant will be able to link it all together. v10 dyno? :)
By Graham O.
Aug 31, 2016

From talking to Keith, I think what you are talking about is the amazing Diving Board Project (about v12). See my comment on the Magic Pond page for details.

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