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Hueco: V9 Font: 7C

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V8- Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: Christian Prellwitz on Dec 14, 2012
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Christian Prellwitz lunging for the top on the sit...


Start sitting on the left side of the right arete on the main face of the Black Box Boulder. Both hands are matched on a positive undercling. From here, you have a couple of different options.

You can opt for a big dynamic deadpoint to the small, but good crimp above. Or you can use a number of smaller moves and a bit of trickery to reach the crimp.

Upon reaching the crimp, slap right hand up the arete and finish as for the stand start.


Located on the far right side of the main face of the Black Box Boulder. Starts sitting on the obvious undercling on the left side of the arete.


A coupe of pads are useful

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

I've never been able to stick the crimp via the dynamic deadpoint, but the static version climbs beautifully. Not sure if this way is v9 though.

Any insight from others that have climbed this line?

You can also opt to do the dyno finish to this problem. After reaching the crimp, match on it and fire for the lip of the boulder. Probably a little bit harder this way.