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Scoop, The 

The Scoop 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: John Long
Page Views: 395
Submitted By: AJ on Jan 13, 2014  with updates from Bidimpata-Kerim Tshimanga

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Description 

This is a Black Mountain classic with perfect rock and a committing crux at the end – a scary deadpoint off greasy smears to the lip. Sweet!
It gets a lot of sun so early morning or late afternoon are the best times to do it.

Location 

On the south side of the boulder.

Protection 

none


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By AJ
Apr 13, 2015

This is one of several problems pictured and described in John Long's 1980 Pumping Granite article.
"The Scoop, a test in balance and opposition palming - footholds are minute and a brute's approach ensures failure."
1980 means no crash pads and no sticky rubber. Yikes!
By Bidimpata-Kerim Tshimanga
From: Isla Vista, California
Apr 13, 2015

Ah i see, interesting. Nice lesson in some area history. Thanks!

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