REI Community
search
Advanced
Hidden Boulder
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
40 oz Traverse, The 
Brass Monkey 
Gimme My Forty Sucka 
Natural Disaster 
Rift, The 
Straight Shooter 

The Rift 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: Aaron Rough
Page Views: 510
Submitted By: Salamanizer suchoski on Feb 24, 2013

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (11)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Final reach on The Rift from the right hand crimp ...

Description 

Start on a left hand side pull and more or less follow (just to the Right of) the thin seam over a bulge with big throws, square cut edges and a desperate topout with sketchy feet and hidden holds.

The topout of this problem used to be on good holds over a large hollow flake. The flake is now gone and as a result has upped the technical grade from V2 to V3. Spotting the scar that is now left is an easy way of identifying the route.

Location 

The furthest route to the left following a thin seam/crack on the overhanging (North) side of the Hidden Boulder. Easily identified by the seam leading to a large rock scar at it's top.

Protection 

Pads


Comments on The Rift Add Comment
Show which comments
By Salamanizer suchoski
Administrator
From: Vacaville Ca.
Aug 13, 2014

Yet again a hold broke leaving a big juggy topout for the past several months reducing the grade to maybe V1.

Well, just today I noticed that jug came off leaving only a big reach to a small crimp to the top. This kinda more or less resembles the original character of the route and puts the grade back at about V3. A consensus might be needed to confirm that.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · People · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About
Terms · Privacy © 2017 Adventure Projects, Inc.