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Stained Glass 

Hueco: V10 Font: 7C+

   
Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V10 Font: 7C+ [details]
FA: Tommy Klinefelter
Season: All
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Submitted By: Adam Winters on Oct 25, 2007
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Small polished patina crimps and slick feet lead to a big toss for the lip off a tiny left-hand crimp.

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Ian Nielson fighting the insecurity on 'Stained Glass' <br />
Ian Nielson fighting the insecurity on 'Stained Gl...
Absolutely Heartbreaking.
Absolutely Heartbreaking.
Ian Nielsen on the opening moves of "Stained Glass" v10.
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By Ben Snyder
From: CSprings, Sandy Hook (CT)
Mar 26, 2008

I think Stained Glass starts on two shallow, slanted crimps at head/chest level. The low start from the jug is a different problem, but feels only slightly harder (still V10).

By Tommy Klinefelter
Nov 10, 2008

Although I'm credited with the FA of this gem, it was climbed within the same month in 1995 by Fred Nichole and Kevin Thaw, and no one seemed to know who bagged it first. The problem was tagged Stained Glass by Bruce (Kinnaloa) Pottinger for a mini guide he created in a quarterly SoCal climbing zine, and rated V7 (presumably because Bruce couldn't conceive it being any harder than Midnight Lightning). Nichole called it Livre Ouvert, or Open Book.

By Peter Franzen
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From: Phoenix, AZ
Apr 4, 2009
rating: V10 7C+

Midnight Lightning is a cakewalk compared to this thing.

Great problem, regardless of the FA or grade though.

By C Miller
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Jun 8, 2009

Stained Glass on Youtube -

By cbtacy
Aug 11, 2013

Stained Glass can be started from the sit - or from the stand. The grade really is just the same. Because what matters is up high. Trust me on that.

Hard, slick, technical, sharp, continuous... and then there is the final move, which is a heart breaker.