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The Karman Line 

Hueco: V8-9 Font: 7B+

Type:  Boulder, 15'
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FA: Morgan McNeill
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Submitted By: MorganMcNeill on Dec 30, 2010

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First attempt at the Karman Line...

  • Extremely delicate access, you HAVE to have us with you to climb here or you will be towed! MORE INFO >>>
  • Access is always an issue here. MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    The Karman Line is the hardest line to date at the Labyrinth. It took me well over 100 tries to complete, only because I constantly fell off the first move over and over, but also because there is an upper crux that had me baffled for a long time.

    It is one of the few stand start problems out there, though there is a sit start that would bump the grade up a bit. Start off the obvious crimp, pull into a shoulder intensive gaston, and crank past it. Then follow the insecure crack to the second crux, and topout on a great finishing hold.


    This is the the lower sector, roughly 5-10 minutes from the car.



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    The first crux move...
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