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Undertow 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

   
Type:  Boulder, 16'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
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Submitted By: Will S on Jan 14, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: "Undertow".
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

The area classic. An off balance move gets a foot established on the shelf 4' off the ground, grab the vertical seam/crack and stand up. Move up on mediocre to bad feet and small crimps to a good handhold near the lip, then go way over the top to a positive hueco.


Location 

About 10 feet left of the scoop where Scuttlebutt starts is a sloping shelf at chest height and a short vertical tips crack/seam just above which ends after a couple of feet.


Protection 

Pad.



Photos of Undertow Slideshow Add Photo
Making the long reach at the top of Undertow (V3), Joshua Tree NP
Making the long reach at the top of Undertow (V3),...
half way up Undertow
half way up Undertow
Topping out on Undertow (V3), Joshua Tree NP
Topping out on Undertow (V3), Joshua Tree NP
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By Tradoholic
Mar 20, 2013

I cleaned out the finish hold today, people might want to run up top before doing this as the dish will collect pebbles. A great problem.

By Sys Ex
From: Lake Forest, CA
Jan 26, 2014
rating: V3 6A

blind reach for a finishing jug to top out. It's GOOD!

By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Mar 14, 2014

Never knew it was rated this hard. A video