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1000 LB Caboose 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
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Submitted By: Christian Prellwitz on Dec 14, 2012

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Christian Prellwitz climbing '1000 LB Caboose' (v8...

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Start sitting on an assortment of interesting pockets. Move up and slight left through some of the coolest pockets around. Find some tiny crimps above and step up towards a small two finger crimp located in a vertical seam. Finish it off.

Avoid using the big foot (and hand holds) out left.


Located in the middle of the road side face, right of 'Leftover Lover' and left of 'Kick Start'. The unique starting pockets are fairly obvious.


A pad or two

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Dec 14, 2012

Having climbed what I feel like is the 'natural' line, using a small crimp up and left (but avoiding the big feet out left), it's arguable that this line is easier than v8.

The stand start seems kind of pointless, especially given that the crux seems to be the top half.

Anyone else have any insight?

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