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Brother John 

Brother John 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

Type:  Boulder, 14'
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
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Submitted By: Lanky on Jun 2, 2010

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Start sitting in a hole, using a good left and decent right crimp in a crack feature. Stab your way into a good left hand crimp and a vicious right hand quartz razor. A big move to a jug, some tree and boulder avoidance technique, and an easier but tallish topout finish the process. Hard, sharp, and a little squeezed.


Around the corner and in a hole to the right of Bejesus. Head up the hill behind Nemesis Traverse following vague social trails. Tricky to find unless you know what you're looking for.


A couple pads and a spotter are a good idea. There's a sharp block right behind you when you're in the crux.

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Oct 5, 2013

I believe this is also known as 'Tome's Arete'.

If you're having a hard time finding this boulder, check out the photos and accompanying descriptions that I uploaded under 'Bejesus'. They will help you find both that problem and this problem (since they're on the same boulder).
By eddysamson
May 16, 2015

This isn't Tomes. Tomes is down the hill from the outhouse (now the remains of it) this is actually pretty far from Tomes since its up the mountainside a bit.
By eddysamson
3 days ago

I found Bejeesus easily enough but where the hell is this thing? I saw chalk on some holds far around the right corner from Bejeesus but it looked really easy with a ton of hold options, couldn't have been an 8.
By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
3 days ago

Bill Patton told me this was also known as 'Tome's Arete' (not to be confused with Tome's Roof) which is why I added that.

As to your question, yes, I believe the chalked line you saw is in fact 'Brother John'. I never tried it so I can't comment on the grade, but Bill seemed confident that it was an 8.
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