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The Greater Illusion 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V8 Font: 7B [details]
FA: Luke Childers
New Route: Yes
Season: Good most the year. Gets nice winter sun. Not the best on real hot days.
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Submitted By: Luke Childers on Mar 22, 2010
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Luke Childers seeing through "The Greater Illusion...

Description 

Start on the same jug as for "Tilt-a-whirl." Make a cool (RH) cross to a perfect flat crimp. Bring (LH) through to a small odd crimp out left. Get set up and fire (LH) up to some of the worst slopers around. Match up on the sloping dish and make a few more difficult moves to easier but (HB) climbing above.

Walk off right down a steep gully.

Great hard climbing on perfect rock. And you can't beat the setting of this problem. It's a new area classic!! Go do it!!!!


Location 

The approach is the same as for "The Pass," and the problem is on the same wall as "Tilt-a-whirl," which is located at the very top crest of "The Pass." A little hard to find but worth the effort!! A+ stone with great moves!!


Protection 

Spotter and several pads.



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By Andrew Vojslavek
Oct 30, 2010

May have broken....

By Luke Childers
Dec 18, 2010

What may have broken? The start hold maybe? How bad is the break?! This is/was a great problem.. hope if there is a break that the lines still good?!?!

By Luke Childers
Sep 27, 2011

Checked this out a while ago. No holds on this route are broken. Not sure what the above comment was intending to say, but the holds are as they were when I FA'ed this line....