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Manhandled  
Work of Man 

Work of Man 

Hueco: V12- Font: 8A+ PG13

   
Type:  Boulder, 16'
Consensus:  Hueco: V12- Font: 8A+ [details]
FA: Matt Giossi, April 2, 2014
Page Views: 878
Submitted By: mattgiossi on Dec 1, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Deadwood Cave with the sun lighting up the Middle ...

Description 

Start on a pinch in thecenter of the cave about eye level, pull on and do some techy/burly moves through slopy crimps and pinches, then make a big dyno to the Manhandled crack and finish Manhandled . keep those feet high too those lower blocks are seperate rocks

Location 

If looking at Manhandled cave it's the obvious line that starts in the center of the cave and moves right.

Protection 

R/X without many pads and 2-3+ good spotters. This is tall and crux move is over very large rock pointing right into you


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By mattgiossi
From: warwick ri
Dec 1, 2013

this thing could be anywhere from v9 to v13 very hard to tell
By Eric D
From: Gnarnia
Dec 2, 2013

How is a 16' problem rated X? It would be hard to die from 16'.
By Joe M.
Dec 3, 2013

Have you seen the landing zone???
By mattgiossi
From: warwick ri
Feb 8, 2014

ya the landing is pretty much a guarantee injury at the top. thats not including that the crux move involves you dynoing back towards another gnarly rock angling at you...off of an awful sloper so ya i still give it X rated fall zone
By Tony Pepperoni
Apr 2, 2014

I believe Matt Giossi just took this beast down.
By Joe M.
Apr 3, 2014

Was sent yesterday, news item soon on newenglandbouldering.com and video forthcoming from Height Films.
By M Sprague
Administrator
From: New England
Apr 4, 2014

R/X with no pads or spotters, reasonable with (need about 6+ pads and 2-3 good spots) This thing has some cool looking moves! Congratulations, Matt.
By Christopher J Simpson
Apr 7, 2014

Super impressive line, and a great addition. Nice work, Matt.

And yeah, this is a seriously dangerous line to attempt without a well-coordinated team effort.
By Joe M.
May 16, 2014

Video is out!

newenglandbouldering.com/new-e...