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Kung Foo Hand 

Hueco: V6 Font: 7A

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V6 Font: 7A [details]
FA: Shawn McCauley 2000
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on May 5, 2010

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A real high-ball! Climb straight up to the highest...

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Description 

A real high-ball! Stand start in the angleing crack then move left to good edges at about 7ft up. Dynamic, or long moves leads to very cruxy slopers right at the top. The second crux right at the end makes it very very real problem.

Location 

On the Brain Boulder in the project area. Just right of unknown9. Climb straight up.

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By shawn mccauley
Jan 18, 2013

I put this up in 2000. Hard SDS, to a gaston/back hand crimp in the crack leads to SLOPEY even harder sketchier top out. I called it Kung Foo Hand.
By Jay Shultis
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From: Blacksburg VA
Jan 20, 2013

Did you give this a grade? Mothena and I thought this was a project. Great line! Based on other stuff in the area I felt like this was in the V8 range, as a guess.
By TravisMelin
From: Roanoke, VA La Crosse, WI
Jan 20, 2013

we climbed it to within 4 inches of the top multiple times one day, but couldnt commit to the very last off balance move soo high up...so we ended up down climbing and dropping. This was in the massive humidity of august, and it felt maybe 6ish to me then, probably very different grade in good temps.
By shawn mccauley
Jan 22, 2013

its committing but not V8 maybe mentally V8 :)
V6 sounds more like it.
By Jay Shultis
Administrator
From: Blacksburg VA
Jan 25, 2013

Sounds good, that is something I can get on then!