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Tropical Sea 

Hueco: V3-4 Font: 6A+

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: Luke Childers/Jim Hausmann/Justin Hausmann
Season: Fall/Spring and good in the winter
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Submitted By: Luke Childers on May 22, 2009

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Description 

Start from a big whole in the wall. Move up and left to a some what scary top-out. A good low angle warm-up.


Location 

Located on the south side of Gilligan's Island, it's a wall the is on the western side of the southern tip of the Island.

When you arrive at the Island and the trail splits for a loop, head west (left) as if going to the "Three Hour Tour" block.
Once you reach the "Three Hour Tour" boulder, go uphill directly behind the block. You will see a just under vertical wall with a big hole right in the middle.


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By Ben Cassedy
From: Denver, CO
May 26, 2010
rating: V3 6A

I did this without knowing the grade, and I would have probably said V2 because of the technical aspect of the moves leading up to the top out. I botched the sequence the first time (almost did this without my pad, thinking it was V0ish, glad I busted it out...), but once I figured out the sequence, it was a bit easier. I think V3 is generous, but you could still call it V3.

By Eckhard
From: Denver, CO
Sep 9, 2010
rating: V3 6A

Anybody, now the climb that starts low and to the right of this boulder? Use the big hole as a foot once up there, and then move right so a sloper finish? It basically adds a sit start to this climb, nothing harder just longer.

By Ryando Smithman
From: Golden, CO
Dec 28, 2010
rating: V4 6B

I did this starting from the start of 'Low Tide'. Made it a bit more interesting and a bit harder.

By Daniel H----
Nov 23, 2012
rating: V3 6A

Yeah, starting all the way at the bottom and topping out up and right was really fun.

By Jamey Turner
From: Evergreen, CO
Mar 16, 2014

V2.