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West End 

Hueco: V3 Font: 6A

Type:  Boulder, 20'
Consensus:  Hueco: V3 Font: 6A [details]
FA: John Sherman
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Submitted By: matthewWallace on Dec 19, 2008

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Climb the obvious line above the block on the perfectly vertical face, the flakes look easy but if seen from the top the are not as good as they look. The holds are small but not tiny there are some long moves, but nothing huge. The route is just sustained, and none of the holds are as good as they look. It doesn't get a ton of activity because of the height of the problem, but it is a worthy problem. Be safe when one this route have plenty of spotters and pads.


This route it left of The Pound Crack, just over the stone wall, it starts on top of the block and goes straight up, on the Pound Crack Boulder.


Pads and spotter.

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By Tim Waystrong
From: New Hampshire
Jun 23, 2009
rating: V3 6A PG13

When was the last time this route was climbed? Does anyone have any ideas?
By Tim Waystrong
From: New Hampshire
Jun 23, 2009
rating: V3 6A PG13

I was climbing this on TR today with Matt and I think this might be harder than a V3 but that might just be me the moves are big in spots for a short person but do-able fun to TR it I'm not sure if I would boulder this one myself the landing is a bit much but you should get on it with a rope
By Mike C. Robinson
From: Rumney, NH
Jun 18, 2013

I've been getting on this one, V3 is accurate...when compared to some of the other ratings here, maybe more like 4/5 though...could be the mental factor though?
By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Nov 10, 2015
rating: V3+ 6A+ R

This is from Stone Crusade, John Sherman's excellent bouldering guide to the United States, published in 1999: "Twenty feet left of Pound Crack is West End (5.11c), a problem anyone would want a rope on. It has been bouldered, but only by those suckered in by the apparently large holds above the tweaky start. After several surely-that-next-full-hand-edge-couldn't-slope-as-bad-as-this-one moves, one commits to a pumping finish or a lengthy hospital stay."

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