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Soap on a Rope 

Hueco: V5+ Font: 6C+

Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4+ Font: 6B+ [details]
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Submitted By: Benjamin Colter on Oct 2, 2007

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Traversing on the lip out left


Climb the roof left of the leaning tree, then traverse left on the lip to a slopey mantle top out. The crux is deffinetely the intense sloper top out.


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It is located on one of the two large boulder's in the Orb area with the leaning tree behind it. If you are facing the Orb problem (V8), it is located on the boulder behind you. It is located to the left of the leaning tree and starts on some jugs at the bottom of the roof.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Moving from the start
Moving from the start
Rock Climbing Photo: Harold getting his slope on.
Harold getting his slope on.

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By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Oct 25, 2009
rating: V4 6B

This problem was listed as a V4 in the guide I was using. A long sequence of great moves on positive, sculpted holds leads to a tricky, slopey mantel.
By Austin Cooner
Nov 17, 2009
rating: V5 6C

man that was definitely a V5 topout! The rest is pretty casual
By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Jan 28, 2011
rating: V4 6B

Yeah, that topout was full on. The temperature was 30 degrees Fahrenheit and I completed the problem first try, so I think you might be right about the grade. I remember being 99% sure I was going to blow the mantel.
By dlsask
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Mar 30, 2013

I've even heard my stingier south eastern buddies call this V3. Good old southeastern sandbaggery.
By Jeremy Y
Jan 26, 2014

V3 is a pretty harsh analysis of a problem that requires a massive heel hook while matching onto on a not very friendly sloper to top out. The rest of it is a V3.

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