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They All Fall Down 

Hueco: V5-6 Font: 6C+

   
Type:  Boulder, 10'
Consensus:  Hueco: V5+ Font: 6C+ [details]
FA: Tom Hanson/The Hausmann brothers???
Season: Good all year except for winter.
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Submitted By: Luke Childers on Jun 15, 2009

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Description 

Start down low in the back of the cave like feature on good jugs. Work out the roof on good holds to a tuff match sloper move at the lip. Continue to climb stright up past more bad slopers to the finsih. Exit the same as for the "Widower."

(One of the major holds currently has a bird's nest in it... please do not disturb the nest!!)

Location 

The Tortuga "Widower Wall" is located just behind (North) of the Gilligan's Islands formation. The "Widower Wall" is just left (West) and slightly down hill a bit of the main "South Wall" of the "Tortuga Area."

Protection 

Pads and spotters.


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By Said
From: Boulder, Co
Jul 18, 2009

There is a bird's nest on one of the first few jugs of this problem. Today (7/18/09) I saw baby chicks in the nest. Hopefully they eventually vacate so we can use this hold again.
By Josh Mitchell
May 19, 2010
rating: V5- 6C

This line might be a bit harder than V3 in case anyone's interested. A more realistic grade would be V5. Also there is a line that starts low and left and climbs straight up through the small roof, staying left of this line. This is probably V3 or so.
By Tom Grummon
From: Golden, CO
Sep 5, 2010

We climbed the problem to the left today and agree that it's about a V3. Fun climb, scary heel hook at the finish.
By Bob Robinson
From: Lone Tree, Colorado
Oct 15, 2010
rating: V5+ 6C+

This problem feels like a stiff V5 for me. I still can't commit to the high slopers. I really enjoy the line on the left side of the roof though. I agree that feels more like V3.
By Luke Childers
Sep 27, 2011

Hello, all. Did this problem again today for the 1st in almost 2/3 years!! Forgot how good it really is and much harder than I remember. That being said, I changed the routes listed grade. I agree with others on this one.. I felt it was more like V5/6.. Solid V5 at that!! Super fun. And the bird nest is finally gone, but having the big jug in the roof doesn't really make the problem that much harder. Any way!! Love this line.