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Hueco: V6-7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7- Font: 7A+ [details]
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Submitted By: Andrew Ryder on Mar 21, 2009

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Description 

A tuff bouldering classic: powerful, yet technical, and immensely satisfying. Grab the pumice banana and a small right crimp and pull a couple steep moves to the big sloper. Keep it tight for a radical sequence through the large dish to a gaston, and finally, a baseball-sized pocket and the huge shelf. Beautiful.

(Word has it the starting pinch and a crucial foot have been steadily disintegrating over time, so step lightly and/or get this done quick.)

Location 

In the Slow Dance Cave, this takes a pretty obvious line from the banana hold up and slightly left. The high class 4 topout is not essential but sure makes getting off the boulder easier.

Protection 

A couple pads and a spot for the crux - the landing is very good.


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By C Miller
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Dec 1, 2009

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By Andy Liu
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Jan 30, 2010

By cbtacy
Aug 11, 2013
rating: V6 7A

Between being abused by wire brushes, damaged with pof and general slow decay - the start of this problem has gone from being stiff V5 to unpleasant V6.

It's really no longer worth doing.