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The Sword 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A R

   
Type:  Boulder, 30'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: 
Season: Anytime it is dry
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Submitted By: JWT on Apr 3, 2006

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The Sword (V3)

Description 

Very highball problem following the obvious line up the North Side of the Sword Boulder. The problem has a series of fun dynamic moves. Use the tree on the south side of the boulder to down climb.


Protection 

The higher you go the more pads you are going to need. The landing area is mostly flat with several small rocks.



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By David Stephens
From: Spokane WA.
Nov 1, 2006

Larry Petterman and myself did this back in 1982 as a toprope and we called it "You Dog You" Larry got the FA.

By Jason Chinchen
From: Bend, Oregon
Dec 25, 2013

TR= Invalid.

By Jon Nelson
Administrator
Dec 26, 2013

I wouldn't say invalid, as I can imagine TRing a highball boulder problem like this and calling it an ascent.

It might be more bold with only one pad though.

Did the "sword" name predate the FA by Larry Petterman? If not, we should correct the name.