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Tommy's Arete 

Tommy's Arete 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine
Original:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Tommy Caldwell
Season: summer
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Submitted By: Monty on Mar 29, 2009

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Such a great boulder!

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  • Description 

    This is the amazing arete on the right side of the boulder can't miss it.

    Sit start low and go right hand to a small crimp, from there follow good holds to a shelf, then bust out the crux and top 'er. Watch out for the rock behind you.

    Location 

    This is on the right side of the Automator Block.

    Protection 

    Lots of pads.


    Photos of Tommy's Arete Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Sending Tommy's. Classic!
    Sending Tommy's. Classic!
    Rock Climbing Photo: Tommy's Arete.  Photo by Peter Beal.
    Tommy's Arete. Photo by Peter Beal.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  The crux, I would say...
    Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. The crux, I would say...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.  Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. Photo credit: Dan Mon...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Tommy's.
    Tommy's.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Top of Tommy's Arete.
    Top of Tommy's Arete.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Jerad Friedrichs on Tommy's Arete. A bit blurry.
    Jerad Friedrichs on Tommy's Arete. A bit blurry.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Ashley Gann on Tommy's Arete.
    Ashley Gann on Tommy's Arete.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Dillon low on the route.
    Dillon low on the route.

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    By tcamillieri
    From: Denver
    Sep 12, 2009

    Did a variation of this problem today that eliminates all use of the arete, via using some of the holds on Automator and stemming in the shallow dihedral. It's called Tom's Arete.
    By David McAllister
    From: Denver, CO
    Jul 25, 2010

    Although soft for V7, this is one of the most amazing climbs I've ever been on...in the world. Incredible, in a word.
    By Michael Plesser
    Sep 21, 2013

    There's a fun variation on this climb starting on Tommy's, then at the huge rubber covered ledge it moves out right to nice crimps and a big lock off to the top. V5?

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