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Piano Crack 

Hueco: V-easy Font: 3

   
Type:  Boulder, 23'
Consensus:  Hueco: V-easy Font: 3 [details]
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Apr 26, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: "Piano Crack". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This is the crack in the center of the West Face. It�s about 5.8 and gets juggy near the top.

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By 72HW
Jan 19, 2009
rating: V-easy 3

This was the first real J-Tree problem I sent. I recall being freaked out and scared for my life as I moved onto the secure looking chicken heads towards the top, and was visibly shaking after topping out. That was nearly 2 years ago.

Went back this weekend to do the problem again, and while I was no longer scared for my life, I was a bit puzzled as to why such an easy problem has such a high pucker factor. Ring locks, fist jams and highsteps are the name of the game here, all of which come after the half way point on the problem.

Highly recommended!