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Tommy's Arete 

Tommy's Arete 

Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  Boulder, Alpine
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
FA: Tommy Caldwell
Season: summer
Page Views: 3,968
Submitted By: Monty on Mar 29, 2009

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Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

Photo credit: Dan Mon...
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Description 

This is the amazing arete on the right side of the boulder can't miss it.

Sit start low and go right hand to a small crimp, from there follow good holds to a shelf, then bust out the crux and top 'er. Watch out for the rock behind you.


Location 

This is on the right side of the Automator Block.


Protection 

Lots of pads.



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Dillon low on the route.
Dillon low on the route.
Ashley Gann on Tommy's Arete.
Ashley Gann on Tommy's Arete.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. <br /> <br />The crux, I would say, was sidepull crimp to next move knowing you could fall wrong. <br /> <br />Photo credit: Dan Moncur.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

The crux, I would say...
Jerad Friedrichs on Tommy's Arete. A bit blurry.
Jerad Friedrichs on Tommy's Arete. A bit blurry.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. <br /> <br />Photo credit: Dan Moncur.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Top of Tommy's Arete.
Top of Tommy's Arete.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. <br /> <br />Photo credit: Dan Moncur.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Tommy's.
Tommy's.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. <br /> <br />Photo credit: Dan Moncur.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

Photo credit: Dan Mon...
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By tcamillieri
From: Denver
Sep 12, 2009

Did a variation of this problem today that eliminates all use of the arete, via using some of the holds on Automator and stemming in the shallow dihedral. It's called Tom's Arete.

By David McAllister
From: Denver, CO
Jul 25, 2010

Although soft for V7, this is one of the most amazing climbs I've ever been on...in the world. Incredible, in a word.

By Michael Plesser
Sep 21, 2013

There's a fun variation on this climb starting on Tommy's, then at the huge rubber covered ledge it moves out right to nice crimps and a big lock off to the top. V5?