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Ode to the Modern Man 

Hueco: V14 Font: 8B+

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V14 Font: 8B+ [details]
FA: Daniel Woods
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Submitted By: Chip Phillips on Oct 23, 2009

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This pic shows all of OTTMM, and most of Super Gui...

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Description 

Although the first half of Ode to the Modern Man is not particularly striking, it climbs beautifully up holds that are quite small, requiring precise movements with perfectly coordinated body tension. Begin from an awkward stand start about 10 or 12 feet left of The Dali. Pull on and pimp small crimps up and right to a big move to a sloping shelf. At this point the serious difficulties are over and a delicate and interesting ~V9 sequence of moves guards the top. IMHO, the finish to OTTMM represents one of the best sequence of moves on the wall, if not the entire area, and that's saying a lot.

I wanted to give OTTMM four stars, but it has an awkward start, nonobvious starting holds and an initially innocuous line that lacks the purity and attraction of No More Greener Grasses. Then again, what do I know? Go ask the half-dozen or so superhumans that have done it to date to tell you how good it is.

Location 

OTTMM is located left of center on the south face of The Dali Boulder, about 10 feet left of the start for The Dali and Super Gui.

Protection 

A few Organics over the talus and a spotter unless you plan on flashing V14.


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