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Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 29, 2008

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Starting up Sloper Safari (V4), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

SDS at a low shelf and work up and slightly right on horizontals to the crux move, a long reach to a two-handed slot, before making another reach and and mantling over the sloping top. FYI - unlike the guidebook description the crux is down low unless you're mantelly-challenged.

Short but really fun climbing on mostly jugs with a definite crux.


Location 

Center of the west face where the rock starts to become undercut.


Protection 

Pad



Photos of Sloper Safari Slideshow Add Photo
Slopers + Mantles = torture!!
Slopers + Mantles = torture!!
Mike taking the right left route up Sloper Safari, V4
Mike taking the right left route up Sloper Safari,...
Sloper Safari (V4), Joshua Tree NP
Sloper Safari (V4), Joshua Tree NP
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By Euan Cameron
Administrator
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Mar 21, 2010
rating: V4 6B

The mantle is the crux of the problem. The move to the break is long, but you can also move right then back left and up to the large slot - all the same problem.

Fun problem and a great one to pics from above as people squirm over the mantle.

By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Nov 19, 2012

Mantelly-challenged....now that is a good one. Very well stated, Chris. We do need some consistency between Administrators regarding the spelling of mantel (vs. mantle).

By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Jan 24, 2013

Good vid.

By Brian Chastain
Feb 9, 2014

Pretty easy for the grade in J-Tree. Really fun though.

By PrrdyLady
From: Riverside, CA
Jul 29, 2014
rating: V4 6B

I enjoyed this a little to much.

youtu.be/TrSbzcf5yDI