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Hueco: V2 Font: 5+

   
Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V2 Font: 5+ [details]
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Submitted By: tscupp on Apr 14, 2010

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A strange angle... Credit to Sam Brotherton for th...

Description 

Super fun traverse with cool movement and foot beta.
Start far left on a jug and traverse the lip with the difficult transition into the beautiful crack. continue to traverse and top out in the notch. I don't know whether or not the ramp below the crack is on but I never use it, just keeps it a little more interesting.

Probably a bit easier than Mack's traverse.

Location 

Backside of the great slab boulder.

Protection 

A moving pad, or just one under the crux but it is a relatively safe landing throughout.


Photos of The Wave Slideshow Add Photo
Hannah working on the wave
Hannah working on the wave
busy day at lincoln woods
busy day at lincoln woods
Starts on the jug on the left and moves into the crack just after the little overlap.
BETA PHOTO: Starts on the jug on the left and moves into the c...
running the train on the wave boulder
running the train on the wave boulder
Hannah on the wave
Hannah on the wave
the top out.
BETA PHOTO: the top out.
another look at a classic
another look at a classic

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By john strand
From: southern colo
Apr 14, 2010

A nice problem. Another one starts as a sit down below the flake V1-ish
By M Sprague
Administrator
From: New England
Jan 21, 2012

FA - Dan Murray, early '70s. The original Wave was just a stand up version of the arching crack. It was then combined with Boyd's Edge Traverse (the start) to make the much better version.
By Derek Jf
From: Onset, MA
Jul 7, 2014

really good problem- if u climb it with the ramp off under the obvious crack