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Rio's Sharp Problem (aka Oil & Water) 

Hueco: V5 Font: 6C

   
Type:  Boulder, 8'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5 Font: 6C [details]
FA: Rio Rose
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Submitted By: BDalhaus on Feb 8, 2008

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Getting into the sit start crimp.

Description 

Climbs the face up and left. Sit start with right hand on a big flake, left hand on a sidepull with good feet. Bump left hand up to another sidepull, move right hand onto a sloping hold, and stand up to a painful crimp. Work your feet up and (crux) grab a jug at the lip. Topout.

Really good if you can deal with the sharp crimp.

Location 

On the backside of the Forgotten Boulder

Protection 

Pad


Photos of Rio's Sharp Problem (aka Oil & Water) Slideshow Add Photo
Timmy getting the high foot.
Timmy getting the high foot.
Crossing my hand over to the good hold.
Crossing my hand over to the good hold.

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By Christian Prellwitz
From: Telluride, CO
Jun 16, 2013
rating: V5 6C

Definitely a fun little climb. I didn't find the left hand crimp to be overly sharp, especially when compared to plenty of other holds at Pawtuckaway. Fairly easy climbing to a powerful move to the lip.