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Sponge Worthy 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
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Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Dec 1, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Sponge Worthy problem on the Essential Boulder.

Description 

Sit start to the right of the pinyon pine tree with hands matched on a sidepull. Move up the overhang to a good left hand jug (has since broken but remains alright). From there, reach out right to an undercling which helps get to an oblique sidepull, set your feet, and hit a sloping left hand at the lip. Work the lip left to a high left foot, and top it out.

Location 

This is on the South-face of the Essential Boulder, next to the pinyon pine tree.

Protection 

Pad or two, there is a tree and a rock off to each side of the problem.


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By Nick Reecy
Administrator
From: Clifton, CO
Dec 11, 2011

The left hand jug broke off, I haven't personally seen it, but I would guess it goes a bit harder now.
By Brad Edwards
Administrator
From: Grand Junction, CO
Dec 16, 2011

My bad. It was me. I gotta lose some chub apparently. I'm going back out tomorrow and gonna work on it and I'll let you know how it goes.
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
From: Clifton, CO
Feb 4, 2012

I checked out the problem and played around on it...the broken left hand hold definitely adds some difficulty. I didn't try sending it, but I would guess it to be about a hard 4 now.