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Canvas 

Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ R

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine, 30'
Consensus:  Hueco: V1-2 Font: 5 [details]
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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Jul 24, 2009
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Midway up Canvas. Its not too bad up to this poin...
The majority of these boulders are located within the Mt Evans Wilderness Area, which is regulated & patrolled by the US Forest Service. Climber MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Timeline’s big brother, Canvas offers more scrote-shriveling slab smearing, with a slightly harder & much longer crux section.
Begin about ten feet left of Timeline, with a fun few moves to get established on the undercut face. Easy moves lead to diminishing holds, and a virtually blank section, ~5 feet below the top. Rock onto a good left foot, and grope up to the diagonal rail on the left. Work up the rail to good holds at the lip. Descend as for Timeline.


Location 

Ten feet left of Timeline, on the same SW-facing wall.


Protection 

Pads, spotter. The landing is flat, in case you plan on falling.



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Beginning the crux section of Canvas.  From here, stand up on the left foot, and hit the diagonal rail directly above the climber's head.  Traverse up & right.
Beginning the crux section of Canvas. From here, ...
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By tcamillieri
From: Denver
Aug 2, 2009
rating: V1 5 X

I could be wrong, but doesn't Canvas have a no hands crux halfway up the climb?

By Monomaniac
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From: Morrison, CO
Aug 3, 2009

I had my hands on the whole time.

By Chip Phillips
From: Broomfield, CO
Dec 14, 2009

I've forgotten her name, but Ben told me a story about a teenage girl who tumbled off the high crux section of Canvas and walked away (shaken I'm sure). There is real potential to get very badly hurt on this rig with the crux just before the lip. If a foot blows during a 2-3 move sequence up there, you are going for a not-so-fun ride.