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Show Me Mercy 

Hueco: V1 Font: 5

   
Type:  Boulder, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V1+ Font: 5 [details]
FA: Probably Terry Kieck
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Submitted By: Chris treggE on Jul 16, 2009

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Got it photo: Paul Campbell

Description 

Same face as Show Me the Kind, but uses large sloper right hand just over the roof and over to the right. Also can use the big foot over to the right.

Location 

Show Me The Kind boulder, uses holds eliminated from that problem.

Protection 

Pad.


Photos of Show Me Mercy Slideshow Add Photo
Final move on "Show Me Mercy" snagging the jug.  Tom finishes up.  Sweet!  August 08.
Final move on "Show Me Mercy" snagging t...
Dobbe in 2004.
Dobbe in 2004.
John setting up for the throw. <br /> <br />Photo: Paul Campbell
John setting up for the throw. Photo: Paul Campbe...
Tom, Show Me Mercy.
Tom, Show Me Mercy.

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By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Jul 16, 2009

Normally I think eliminatry is BS but I guess since this is well-established, I'll put it up here. FA anyone? Kieck?
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
Jul 17, 2009
rating: V1+ 5

Pretty positive the FA of SMTK was Paul Jones, not sure if it would be different for the eliminate.
By Terry Kieck
Jul 20, 2009

Maybe I'm just the first one to admit I wimped out on SMTK and did Show Me Mercy! Paul may have done it before me.

On another note (and a very knit picky one at that)- I don't know if I would call SMM an eliminate since it adds a hold to SMTK to make it easier. It definitely is a variation and it can be debated whether or not it deserves its own name. I just gave it a name for myself out of frustration one day, told a few people who picked it up and shared it on this website when others called it SMTK. I guess my opinion is giving it its own name distinguishes it from SMTK.
By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Jul 20, 2009

Sorry, I meant SMTK was the eliminate, not SMM, didn't mean to make a big deal out of it. They're both fun.
By Terry Kieck
Jul 20, 2009

Sorry Chris. I was having a stupid moment. You're right, they are both fun and I do them almost everytime I go to the North Shore or head up to the Monolith area.
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Jul 15, 2010
rating: V2 5+

This variation is great. Get on it.
By Paul Campbell
From: Waukesha, WI
May 2, 2011
rating: V1+ 5

Fun climb! Couldn't figure out SMTK... cryptic.