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The Flagstaff Amphitheatre
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Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

Type:  Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: Pat Ament
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Submitted By: Colin Lantz on Mar 20, 2004

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Jonathan Lantz encountering the lip on Direct Rout...


A.k.a. Sandpaper Ledge.

Climb the overhanging wall on the far right side of the Amphitheatre. Climb to the sloping (sandpaper) hold in the middle of the face and then straight up. Mantle at the lip and then solo up left on the low angle slab and arÍte.

Aerial Shoot dynos from the sandpaper hold to the upper holds - FA Dan Stone, 1979.



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Misha on Sandpaper Ledge.
Misha on Sandpaper Ledge.

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By misha zavalov
From: Boulder, Co.
Jan 19, 2010

Very nice problem. Big move at the top.
By Robots and Dinosaurs
From: boulder, co
Aug 8, 2014

Fun route, but it is a skin destroyer.
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