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The Dark Heart

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The Dark Heart 


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Submitted By: tcamillieri on Feb 28, 2010
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  • East Mountain is accessed by Guided Tour Only
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  • Description 

    A shady room that offers the classics Dark Heart and Something Different. Only holds the standard ten person tour.


    Getting There 

    Hike along the ridge passing Ultramega downhill on your left and Julio and Me and Le Chnickel up on your right. Head up hill and left. The very large room will have Dark Heart on your left as you enter and in the back is Something Different.


    14 Total Routes


    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Dark Heart:
    Backdoor Man   V2 5+ PG13     Boulder, 25'   
    Swirl Wall   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
    Ventral Fin   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
    Tall Cool Red One   V6 7A     Boulder, 21'   
    Ultramega   V8 7B     Boulder, 18'   
    Something Different   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
    Taxing the Pipe   V9- 7C PG13     Boulder, 20'   
    Browse More Classics in The Dark Heart

    Featured Route For The Dark Heart
    Swirl Wall is the chalked up problem on the right in this photo.

    Swirl Wall V3 6A  TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : The Dark Heart
    Standing start from the lower left on a small rail. Traverse right and up on decent holds to a cool, balancy mantle to a crimp. Make another move or two to the rollover lip and some friable holds. Use a bit of caution topping out. Walk off left. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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