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The Steepness 

Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

Type:  Boulder
Original:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Jay Knower 9/13
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Submitted By: Jay Knower on Sep 10, 2013

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Just after the first move. The right boulder is of...


A steep face with holds is hard to find in the Waterville region, and The Steepness would be amazing were it not for the small boulders guarding a low start.

The idea is to start as low as possible to maximize the steep climbing. Start with your left hand on a low crimp and your right heel on a pretty obvious dish at the same level as your hand. Make a hard move with your right hand to a crisp edge, and then move your left hand to a slightly sloping hold (crux). Lock off, and follow jugs to topout. Starting higher significantly lessens the difficulty.


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By matthewWallace
From: Sandwich, NH
Sep 14, 2013

Powerful and technical, looking forward to the send of this cool little problem!

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