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True Grit 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder, 16'
Original:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: John Bachar
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005

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Left of the JBMFP is this striking right-slanting arete problem. Start with one hand on the arete and another on a small edge and then bump up to a good sloper, get into balance and then rail out the arete about halfway until possible to throw a foot over and rock onto the slab above. Taller climbers seem to have a slight advantage on this problem. Two stars out of five.

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By Jason Chinchen
From: Bend, Oregon
Dec 18, 2010

None of the tall climbers I was with could do this....
By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Mar 14, 2014
rating: V3 6A

By nds
From: Oceanside, Ca
Jan 20, 2015

Per the most recent guidebook this would be considered False Grit (v3). True Grit (v4) continues up the arete to the top of the boulder and does not rock over onto slab. Definitely harder to continue up arete.
By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Jan 20, 2015
rating: V3 6A

And which guidebook might that be?
By nds
From: Oceanside, Ca
Jan 20, 2015

The 2012 Edition of the Joshua Tree Bouldering Guidebook by Miramontes.

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