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Wifebeater 

Wifebeater 

Hueco: V8 Font: 7B

   
Type:  Boulder, 12'
Consensus:  Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Oct 4, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Wifebeater starts on the pocket and edge and goes ...

Description 

Start on a couple of sloping holds and make a move to a two finger pocket, get your feet up and get ready for the hardest part, cut your right foot, campus up to a bad sloper and stick it (HARD!), then match on the left side of the dip get your left foot up and make the super hard/crux mantle.

Location 

Left side of boulder, it is the one with lots O' chalk.

Protection 

Pads and spotter, the fall from this one sends you rolling down a hill if you don't have a great spotter. Watch your ankles landing on your pad, there is a ledgey rock hiding in there.


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By Colin Cox
Apr 30, 2009
rating: V6- 7A

F.A. was by Jimmy Symans. V8 was the original rating with hard beta. Better beta downrates to V5. How else could the Wifebeater game be won with 30 back to back ascents with no rest. Ryan Taylor holds that record.
By Andrew Ryder
From: Flagstaff, AZ
May 1, 2009
rating: V7 7A+

Because Flagstaff is full of honemasters, and wiring something into submission doesn't mean it's any easier grade-wise. Wifebeater is not a V5.
By suprasoup
From: Rio Rancho, NM
May 15, 2009

While I agree that Wifebeater is no V5, depending upon how one does the problem the ratings can be anywhere from a V6-V8+.
By tom sinding aka ben sending
Jul 26, 2010

you can see some footage of this and other priest draw area problems in rampage
By Colin Cox
Dec 12, 2010
rating: V6- 7A

Must be using hard beta then. I'll repeat.....30 ascents with no rest....v5 or 6 at the hardest. The sit start bumps it up to about a 6 or 7.
By Robin Daugherty
Sep 15, 2014
rating: V7- 7A+

Just like everything else at Priest Draw, this feels hard when you're working it out, and seems to drop two grades when you finally send it. It felt like a V8 while I was projecting it, but more like a V6 when I sent it. I'll split the difference and call it V7 for me. V6 might be a bit of a sandbag, V8 is way too generous.